Comforting Palliative Care for Seniors in Santa Cruz, CA

Palliative care from Visiting Angels Central Coast helps seniors in Santa Cruz, CA get the comforting care they need at home

The main function of palliative services are to help relieve any pain that one might be having due to illness or injury so he or she may be more comfortable. If your loved one is suffering from a chronic condition, care is available in Santa Cruz, CA.

We understand that this isn’t the easiest time for you or your loved one, but with comforting in-home care, things will get better. The ultimate goal of palliative care from Visiting Angels Central Coast is to provide comfort to your loved one so that he or she may carry on living his or her life without having to be in constant pain.

Here are three important things to know when considering palliative services:

It Is Unlike Hospice Care

Many people often associate palliative care with hospice care, but the two are unlike one another. Even though they both provide comfort, they both aren’t focused one recovery.

Those who are receiving hospice care are terminal, meaning they don’t have much longer to live. For them, hospice care is just temporary relief from the suffering until they pass away. This is unlike palliative care, in which the expectation very well could be a full recovery.

It Meets a Variety of Needs

It can be lonely and emotionally draining for your loved one if he or she lives alone in Santa Cruz. He or she may need more than just the physical aspects of palliative care.

While medical professionals can tend to your loved one's physical needs, they simply aren’t as equipped to handle emotional needs like our caregivers at Visiting Angels Central Coast. Our caregivers can help your loved one feel less lonely and stressed by providing meaningful companionship. Our home care providers can have positive conversations with your loved one, participate in their favorite activities, accompany them to the Louden Nelson Community Center and so much more.

Our overall goal is to help seniors find comfort in their lives despite chronic conditions and other issues. We don't focus on your loved one's physical comfort, but their emotional, social and spiritual comfort, as well.

Our Services are Personalized

When you choose Visiting Angels Central Coast for palliative care, you're choosing a home care agency that believes in a personalized approach to senior care. What does that mean for your loved one? It means they'll receive the services they truly need to help them find comfort and allow them to safely and gracefully age in place. We create custom-tailored care plans for each and every senior in our care so we can ensure our clients are receiving the services that actually benefit them. Whether your loved one needs short-term care or 24-hour care, you can rest assured that our caregivers will be there for them when they need us most.

If you have more questions about our palliative services, contact Visiting Angels in Scotts Valley, CA for your free in home assessment.

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