“There’s No Place Like Home” – Palliative Care

 PALLIATIVE CARE

“There’s No Place Like Home”

VNA Programs for SeniorsVNA of Southern California provides palliative care services as a bridge between acute care (such as in a hospital) and home, or between the hospital and hospice care. This level of care is designed for patients who are still receiving treatment for chronic or serious conditions, but who are not hospice appropriate because they are still receiving curative treatment.

Palliative care helps alleviate symptoms, manage pain and stress, and improve the quality of life associated with a serious illness whatever the diagnosis. Palliative care is appropriate for any age or stage of illness and is often provided alongside curative treatment.

Our Staff Can Help You:

  • Understand your medical condition and treatment options.
  • Make decisions about treatment in order to maximize your quality of life.
  • Improve your quality of life.
  • Find relief from distressing symptoms such as pain, shortness of breath, fatigue, constipation, nausea, loss of appetite, and difficulty sleeping.
  • Gain strength to tolerate medical treatment.
  • Cope with the stress and challenges of daily living with an illness.

How is Palliative Care Paid For?

As a non-profit organization, VNA of Southern California provides palliative care to all patients regardless of their payment source which may include but are not limited to:

  • Medicare

  • MediCal

  • Private Insurance

  • Long-term Care Insurance

  • Private pay

Ready For Palliative Care?

If your physician recommends palliative care, VNA of Southern California will send our clinical staff to evaluate and care for you in your home.

Call our referral center at 1-800-969-4862 for an evaluation today.