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Here is How Palliative Care Can Help Your Loved One in Annapolis, MD Live More Comfortably

Palliative care can help alleviate discomfort for seniors in Annapolis, MD who have serious medical issues

According to the World Health Organization, palliative care is “an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problem associated with life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, physical, psychosocial and spiritual.” Here at Visiting Angels, we could not have said it better. As a professional provider of palliative services in Annapolis, MD, we have seen how this specialized line of caregiving has changed thousands of lives and are so proud to be doing the work we do day in and day out.

How Palliative Care from Visiting Angels Supplements Your Loved One’s Medical Care

If your loved one has recently received a terminal diagnosis or if they are dealing with a medical condition that requires specialized care, you have come to the right place. Our essential personal line of caregiving can be an excellent way for you to supplement the care they are already receiving from their palliative team. If you are only starting to learn about this type of care, your loved one’s palliative team will usually be led by a palliative doctor, and will include primary doctors, specialists, nurses, social workers, spiritual leaders, volunteers, family members and friends. In other words, it takes a village, and sometimes, you may not be able to be there for your loved one as much as you would like.

That is where professional essential personal services come in. Caregivers from Visiting Angels can help you and your loved one with anything you need throughout the day and week to make sure your loved one is living as independently and comfortably as possible without ever compromising their safety.

Helping Seniors in Annapolis Achieve Comfort at Home

We can help you and your loved one with a wide range of essential personal services including personal care like grooming, toileting, incontinence care, meal preparation and so much more. At the same time, we can also be there for your loved one, providing them with companionship care that includes emotional and spiritual support. Both lines of care are central to your loved one’s well-being and truly good palliative care always takes into consideration an individual as a whole person.

You will not regret supplementing your loved one’s existing palliative team with essential personal services from Visiting Angels. Our services are designed to enrich your loved one’s quality of life as we possess a different set of skills than their medical team. Again, all of these skills together make for a truly well-rounded palliative team.

To find out more, please call our Millersville, MD office today!

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