Graceful Palms Hospice and Palliative care provides a wide variety of top tier services available to all patients.
First off, what exactly IS Hospice Care?
Hospice care is a type of health care that focuses on the palliation of a terminally ill patient’s pain and symptoms and attending to their emotional and spiritual needs at the end of life. Hospice care prioritizes comfort and quality of life by reducing pain and suffering.
What is Palliative Care?
Palliative care, aka comfort care, is an interdisciplinary medical caregiving approach aimed at optimizing quality of life and mitigating suffering among people with serious, complex, and often terminal illnesses, with death as the outcome. Within the published literature, many definitions of palliative care exist.
Okay so… What’s the difference between Hospice Care and Palliative Care?
Hospice is comfort care without curative intent; the patient no longer has curative options or has chosen not to pursue treatment because the side effects outweigh the benefits. Palliative care is comfort care with or without curative intent.
For further explanation between the difference in Hospice Care & Palliative Care, we recommend watching this video resource to gain even more knowledge between the two.
Did you know Graceful Palms has Registered Nurses on call 24/7?
Yup, that’s right. We’ve got Registered Nurses on ready whenever our patients need them, no matter what time it is. In addition, Graceful Palms provides provides medication for symptom control and pain relief using durable medical equipment/supplies/oxygen as needed, and other assistive devices to ensure our patients as comfortable as possible.
A general list of what we provide includes:
- Comfort Care
- Palliative Care
- Symptom Management and Pain Control
- Top Quality Physician Services
- Durable & Reliable Medical Equipment & Supplies
- Emotional and Spiritual Support
- Skilled Nursing Services
- Expert Social Workers
- Home Health Aide
- Volunteer Services
- Chaplains & Counselors
- Inpatient Care
- Physical/Occupational/Speech Therapy
- Dietary Counseling Services
- Bereavement Services