Palliative Care

Home/Visiting Nurses/Palliative Care

What is the Palliative Care conversation about?

2021-02-26T14:31:10-05:00June 28th, 2020||

Understanding and exploring ways to best manage unwanted symptoms, pain, and discomfort and optimize quality of life Finding resources to help with the practicalities and necessities of daily living Emotional support when you are at a crossroads and need to make difficult decisions Help with Advance Care Planning (ACP), including [...]

Do I qualify for Palliative Care Support?

2021-02-26T14:31:10-05:00June 28th, 2020||

Palliative Care Support at HCS is available to patients receiving HCS home-based visiting nurse or rehabilitation services. Palliative Care at HCS requires a physician order and may be covered under insurance. Patients without insurance may be eligible for a grant-funded Palliative Care Social Work visit. For more information, please call [...]

What is Palliative Care?

2021-02-26T14:31:10-05:00June 28th, 2020||

Palliative Care is an approach to care that focuses on relief from symptoms, pain, and stressors - whatever the stage of the illness. Palliative Care Support at HCS is an extra layer of support that can be offered to our patients while receiving home-based visiting nurse or  rehabilitative services. As [...]

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