Palliative care is for people of any age and at any stage in an illness who are suffering from symptoms of a disease or disorder, and are seeking a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to their plan of care. Be sure to ask your current physician for a referral for a palliative care consult from Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care.
- No time restrictions
- Most insurance companies cover Palliative Care
- It is most common to receive Palliative Care through your physician’s office, home care services, hospitals or nursing homes
- Since there are no time limits on when you can receive palliative care, it acts to fill the gap for patients who want and need comfort at any stage
of any disease