Palliative care is a specialized caregiving approach that supports individuals living with a chronic illness. Our compassionate caregivers help individuals with chronic conditions remain at home by creating calming and supportive environments.
Our care team focuses on an individual's physical comfort as well as their emotional, social, and spiritual well-being.
What Is Palliative Care at Home?
Our specialized services provide supportive care so that your loved ones can remain in the place they cherish - home.
There are key differences between hospice care and palliative care. Hospice care is provided to individuals with limited life expectancy while palliative care can be provided regardless of a person's life expectancy.
Our Palliative Care Services
Through our unique Palliative Care Certification Program, we offer care with a focus on the following four areas:
- Physical Needs
We focus on your loved one's physical needs and personal comfort.
- Emotional Needs
We identify what is important to our clients and make their lives the best they can be through maintaining their favorite routines and activities..
- Social Needs
We develop close relationships with clients and their families. We provide companionship and conversation to relieve feelings of loneliness and isolation.
- Spiritual Needs
We strive to restore hope for your loved one and your family by helping you find peace of mind in a challenging time.
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Palliative Home Care FAQs
How is Palliative Care Delivered in Home Care?
Our Visiting Angels' caregivers are offered non-medical certification in palliative care. Their primary focus is to deliver comfort care and compassion that addresses the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of our clients with the overall goal to impact quality of life.
What Is the Difference Between Palliative Care and Hospice Care?
The primary difference is the life expectancy of the individual. Hospice care is available to those with a life expectancy of six months or less. Palliative care is available to individuals regardless of life expectancy.
How Long Can an Individual Use Palliative Care?
There is no limitation period an individual can receive this specialized care service unless indicated from a payer source.
How Can You Learn More About Palliative In-Home Care Services?
If you have a loved one who is living with a chronic condition, we invite you to contact your local Visiting Angels home care office to learn more about our compassionate approach to home care. Before getting started, Visiting Angels will provide your family with a free home care consultation that helps us to learn more about your loved one's needs. With input from you and your loved one, we will develop a personalize plan.
Serving Baltimore, Bel Air, Easton Edgewater, Eldersburg, Frederick Gaithersburg, Hagerstown, Largo Laurel, Millersville, Pikesville, Silver Spring, Towson & Waldorf, Maryland
Visiting Angels Maryland Offices
Visiting Angels in Eldersburg, MD6505 Ridenour Way E #1B
Eldersburg MD 21784
Visiting Angels in Largo, MD9701 Apollo Dr #300
Largo MD 20774
Visiting Angels in Silver Spring, MD804 Pershing Dr #110
Silver Spring MD 20910
Visiting Angels in Towson, MD100 West Rd #300
Towson MD 21204
Visiting Angels in Gaithersburg, MD971A Russell Ave
Gaithersburg MD 20879
Visiting Angels in Owings Mills, MD10451 Mill Run Circle #400
Owings Mills MD 21117
Visiting Angels in Baltimore, MD7206 Belair Rd
Baltimore MD 21206
Visiting Angels in Waldorf, MD50 Post Office Rd #201
Waldorf MD 20602
Visiting Angels in Waynesboro, PA10764 Buchanan Trail E
Waynesboro PA 17268
Visiting Angels in Millersville, MD8338 Veterans Hwy #103A
Millersville MD 21108
Visiting Angels in Easton, MD221 Glenwood Ave
Easton MD 21601