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Palliative Care

Physicians usually recommend palliative care at the diagnosis of a serious, chronic or life-threatening illness. It is designed to improve the quality of life of patients and help them manage their disease or illness. Our person-centered approach can help those living with congestive heart failure, cancer, dementia, as well as many other diseases and chronic conditions.

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Palliative Care for Seniors in Their Homes

There are so many options available to those in palliative care, from emotional and spiritual counseling to relieving pain to ongoing physician visits and treatments. Right at Home can support you or your loved one at home by providing help with medication reminders, transportation to appointments, meal preparation and running errands. Our trusted caregivers are there for much needed companionship as well as respite care so family members can take time to care for themselves.

In addition to respite care and companion care, we also provide personal care in many areas. This includes:

  • Bathing and showering assistance
  • Bed baths
  • Grooming
  • Oral hygiene
  • Toilet and incontinence care
Skilled nursing care is also available as allowed by state law for the medical needs of palliative care.

Palliative Care Tips and Considerations

Facing a chronic or life-threatening illness can be a difficult journey filled with uncertainty. Take some time to review our care guides and articles for more information.
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Companion Care
Help with light housekeeping, meal preparation, socialization…
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Nursing Care
In-home medical care, wound care, ostomy care...
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Personal Care
There for physical assistance, hygiene, mobility...
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Specialty Care
Support for conditions like Alzheimer’s, diabetes, Parkinson’s...
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