Palliative care is appropriate for anyone with a chronic, life-limiting or life-threatening illness who is experiencing uncontrolled symptoms caused by the disease itself or as a side-effect from current treatment. This type of care is particularly well-suited to patients with conditions that have complex symptom management needs such as those with Alzheimer's, CHF, COPD, cancer or renal failure.
In addition, palliative care can be provided in conjunction with home health services and aggressive treatment plans regardless of the patient's diagnosis, prognosis or age.
Palliative Care ensures the development of a plan of care based on the comprehensive evaluation/re-evaluation of the patient’s and family’s needs and identifies interventions which address:
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