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MONTEREY, CA, September 07, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- VNA & Hospice, a leading provider of specialized medical care, is proud to announce its renewed commitment to enhancing the quality of life for individuals living with serious illnesses. With a focus on holistic well-being, the organization's palliative care program addresses not just the physical, but also the emotional, social, and spiritual needs of patients and their families.
Palliative care, often misunderstood as end-of-life care, is specialized medical care for those living with serious illnesses. It aims to provide relief from the symptoms and stress of the illness, regardless of the diagnosis. VNA & Hospice's approach ensures that patients receive care that promotes the highest quality of life, managing symptoms right at home.
Key benefits of VNA & Hospice's palliative care program include:
- Interdisciplinary Clinical Professional Team: Collaborative care involving the patient's physician(s) ensures a comprehensive approach to health.
- Avoiding Unwanted Hospitalizations: Through timely interventions, the program aims to reduce the need for unnecessary hospital visits.
- Clear Communication: Facilitating understanding of the illness and treatment choices, ensuring patients and families make informed decisions.
- Advance Care Planning: Assisting with future healthcare decisions and making patients aware of resources available in their community.
- Spiritual and Emotional Support: A dedicated Spiritual Counselor provides essential emotional, spiritual, and bereavement support.
Furthermore, in a bid to expand its outreach and inform Latino families in South Monterey County about end-of-life care, VNA & Hospice has introduced the Latino Mobile Resource Center. This initiative underscores the organization's dedication to ensuring that all communities have access to vital information and care services.
Serving Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz, and South Santa Clara counties, VNA & Hospice accepts Medicare, Medi-Cal, and most private insurances, ensuring that quality care is accessible to all.
For more information about VNA & Hospice's palliative care program or any other services, please call 831-372-6668.
Since the 1950s, VNA & Hospice has been at the forefront of delivering hospice and home health care directly to patients' homes across the Central Coast. With a mission to provide comprehensive and compassionate care, the organization continues to set benchmarks in the realm of specialized medical care.
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