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Supportive Services

What is Supportive Services?

Supportive Care Services is an innovative support system for patients – along with their families – who have been diagnosed with a chronic or life-limiting illness. Although not hospice, it does allow for the continuation of curative measures and therapies while utilizing supportive home healthcare services. We help patients navigate through care plan options at any stage of an illness.


  • Who Qualifies?

    Supportive care treats people suffering from chronic or life limiting illnesses including:

    • Cancer
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    • Kidney Failure
    • Alzheimer’s & Dementia
    • HIV / AIDS
    • ALS
  • Services Provided

    • Skilled Nursing & Home Health Aides
    • Physical, Occupational, & Speech Therapist
    • Laboratory & Testing
    • Cardiac & Pulmonary Care
    • Pharmacy
    • Social Workers
    • Support Groups
    • Chaplains
  • Your Care Team

    • Medical Director
    • Director of Nurses – Program Manager
    • Registered Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses
    • Home Health Aides
    • Pharmacy
    • Physical, Occupational, & Speech Therapist
    • Social Workers & Chaplains

 


What are the benefits?
  • Allows patients with a chronic or life-limiting illness to continue receiving curative medical treatment and therapies while accessing the services of a skilled home health and supportive care team.
  • Increases opportinity for patients and families to address care planning needs related to the illness while utilizing services.
  • Supports primary care physicians during times of difficult conversations with patient and family members.
  • Reduces length of stay in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and rehabilitation centers.
  • Gives the primary caregiver and family members a support system as they go through the course of the illness with their loved one.
  • Guides patient through care plan options and honors the personal choice of the patient and family regarding their decision for supportive home healthcare services or hospice care.