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Hospice & Palliative Care in Hospitals
Hospice and palliative care staff is available in most area hospitals as a short-term solution when pain or symptoms cannot be managed at home. Our care team's focus on the comfort, care, assistance and support of both the patient and family. We work closely with hospital staff to coordinate care and continually evaluate and alter care plans to ensure your loved one is comfortable. We assist with the management of uncontrolled symptoms, especially pain, prior to discharge.
Hospice in Hospitals
Hospice is a benefit available to all Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries at no cost! Hospice Buffalo can bring its care and expertise to patients and families, no matter where they are. Hospice Buffalo’s team coordinates care with you, your family, your primary care physician, and hospital staff. Expert coordination of care and symptom management by trained healthcare providers may shorten the hospital stay. Our hospice team can help ease the transition to home or longterm care setting. Also, bereavement support is available for the grieving for 13 months after death.
Palliative Care in Hospitals
Palliative Care can comfort a patient while they are seeking curative treatment. Our Palliative Care Buffalo provider will consult with your healthcare provider in many area hospitals and coordinate an optimum plan of care, based on your symptoms and goals.
Your Palliative Care-trained Hospital Team
- Patient’s physician
- Nurse practitioner
- Registered nurse
- Social worker
- Palliative Care Buffalo physician oversight