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Palliative Care

Palliative Care

Palliative Care is a specialized medical approach for people with a chronic or serious illness. Palliative Care can begin at diagnosis and continue throughout active treatment. The goal of palliative care is to manage symptoms, pain, and stress and provide spiritual, emotional, and educational support throughout the illness.

How it Works

  • Palliative Care occurs along with curative treatments.
  • It includes Palliative Care doctors, your attending physician, nurses, social workers, chaplains,
    pharmacists, dietitians, and other necessary specialists.
  • There is an emphasis on symptom management.
  • We provide assistance navigating health care institutions.
  • We provide family education (patient progress, caregiver training, patient support, and family support).
  • Care is provided along with curative treatments, regardless of treatment setting.

Palliative Care Services

Your palliative care plan will be tailored to your individual needs and your physician’s requirements. Services are offered to adults 21 years old or older, wherever you call home…we can come to you!

  • Skilled Nursing Care – Licensed RNs and LPNs
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Wound Care and Dressing Changes
  • Medication Management
  • Personal Care
  • State Tested Nursing Aides
  • Certified Home Health Aides
  • Medical Social Worker
  • Pastoral Care


Holy Family Home Health Care is a Medicaid-certified agency that accepts Medicare, Medicare HMO’s, Medicaid, VA benefits, and most insurance providers.

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