Palliative Care

Palliative Care

Palliative Care

Symptom Relief Made Simpler

OhioHealth at Home provides palliative care in the comfort of your home as part of your treatment or recovery, or when the goal of your care is comfort and symptom relief. Palliative care can be received at any stage of illness, by patients of any age or diagnosis.

When Palliative Care Can Help

OhioHealth at Home palliative care providers work in partnership with your physicians to provide an extra layer of support for you and your family. Palliative care may be the right choice for you if you suffer from pain, stress or other symptoms from progressive or chronic illnesses like:

  • Cancer
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Emphysema
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Kidney or liver failure
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Amyotrohpic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Complications from stroke

Palliative care can provide relief from:

  • Pain or discomfort
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Loss of appetite
  • Difficulty sleeping

   

Referrals for palliative care

Ask your doctor about the benefits of palliative care and if a referral into our program is right for you or your loved one.