Palliative care is a team approach to caring for those suffering from serious and chronic illnesses such as cardiac disease, COPD, Alzheimer’s, cancer and many more. Palliative care focuses on symptoms such as pain, nausea, sleep disorders, fatigue and depression in order to improve the quality of life for the patient.
The team most often includes a doctor, nurse, palliative care specialist and family members. Home Instead of Calgary CAREGivers also become a valuable member of the
palliative care team. Our CAREGivers can handle many day-to-day chores to free up more time for family caregivers. They can also provide respite care to allow other caregivers time for their own life and to recharge their batteries. We can provide emotional and spiritual support for the patient and the family.
When Home Instead CAREGivers are part of a palliative care team, we put virtually all of our experience and service capabilities to work to fill in wherever needed and whenever needed. We’ve helped many local families with palliative care services and our experience can help you through important caregiving decisions.
Home Instead of Calgary offers a full range of senior home care services, including:
It's easy to get started with a complimentary initial consultation to meet each other, learn about your situation and make recommendations for service. Call us today at
403.984.9225. We look forward to helping you soon!
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