Personalized Care Plans By Condition
ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)Deciding to discontinue medical support for a patient coping with end-stage ALS affects the whole family. That’s when hospice care can help.
Alzheimer's Disease and DementiaHospice serves those in the end stages of dementia, relieving pain, controlling symptoms, improving quality of life and reducing anxiety and worry for patients and their families.
CancerHospice doesn’t always add more days to a cancer patient’s life, but it can add quality of life to the final months, weeks and days. When is the right time for hospice?
Hospice helps patients and their families deal with the significant impact of heart disease after curative treatment has stopped.
HIV/AIDSThe VITAS mission is to serve those in the end stages of HIV/AIDS, to relieve pain, control symptoms, improve quality of life and reduce anxiety for patients and their loved ones.
Kidney FailureYour search for comfort, support and answers does not stop when you choose to forgo dialysis. Reducing or discontinuing medical support affects the whole family. That’s when VITAS can help.
Look for these common signs that the disease has progressed to a point where all involved would likely benefit from hospice services, and learn how VITAS can help.
Lung DiseaseReducing or discontinuing curative care for lung disease or COPD affects the whole family. That’s when VITAS can help.
Neurological DiseasesWhen improvement is unlikely and a decision is made to discontinue the use of a feeding tube or breathing machine, hospice care for neurological diseases is likely to benefit the patient and family.
PediatricWith pediatric hospice at VITAS, the parents take the lead in determining the plan of care in collaboration with their physician. Care is focused on the family and the patient.
How VITAS Can Help
With 40 years of leadership in hospice and palliative care, VITAS offers:
- personalized care plans by patient's diagnosis
- interdisciplinary care teams
- therapy, emotional and pastoral support
- grief and bereavement services
Call VITAS to learn how we can help you.Call VITAS at 800.582.9533