What is Palliative Care?
The term “palliative care” is growing as a medical phrase recently, and we’ve all received palliative care during our lives. Read more from VITAS palliative care resources to help you determine if palliative care is the right choice of care for your current situation.
What is Palliative Care?Most people have experienced palliative medicine, which focuses on comfort care, symptom management and pain relief.
Hospice vs. Palliative Care: What's the Difference?Hospice care is comfort care for patients who have less than 6 months to live, while palliative care is comfort care for anyone. Read these 6 important differences.
How Palliative Care Helps Families and CaregiversHelping seriously ill patients be more comfortable can actually reduce the stress on their caregivers. Read more about this "downstream effect."
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