Our Supportive care services bring an extra layer of care and support to individuals living with serious illness. We focus on relief of the symptoms and stress, helping you improve your quality of life. Our Palliative care services and Supportive Care is appropriate at any age and any stage of illness and can be provided along with curative treatment. Care is delivered in the comfort of your home or wherever you may call home including nursing homes, retirement communities and assisted livings.
How Services Are Paid For?
Our services are billed like a physician office visit. They are paid for by Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurances.
Supportive Care Team
Our supportive care team includes: Physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and support staff, nurses expertly trained in pain control and symptom management, who are experts in symptom management and goals of care discussions.
What Can I Expect?
You can expect relief from symptoms such as pain, shortness of breath, fatigue, constipation, nausea, loss of appetite, anxiety, depression, weakness, difficulty sleeping. Supportive care staff helps you better understand your condition and your options for treatment. They will discuss the benefits and burdens of treatments and support your decisions. You can expect an extra layer of support to help you live the best possible life. It helps you better understand your condition and your choices for medical care. In short, you can expect the best possible life.
How Do I Get Supportive Care?
You just have to ask for it! If you would like to learn more about how our Supportive Care services can help you or a loved one call us at 888-502-4646, we are happy to answer any questions you may have. You can also talk to your doctor or nurse if you think supportive care is right for you or a loved one. Palladium care is there for you and your family every step of the way. Call us today to get the extra help you need. If you need us. Then we’ll be there.
What is the difference between hospice and supportive care?
Hospice care is a benefit for anyone who has less than 6 months to live. Supportive care is for anyone with a serious illness. Hospice is comfort care only. Aggressive treatment is not allowed. Supportive Care is extra help with all treatment allowed. Hospice provides a team of healthcare professionals, including nurses, nursing aides, social workers, chaplains and volunteers. Supportive care provides physicians and nurse practitioners who are experts in palliative care. Other support staff is available to assist. Hospice provides medical equipment and medication related to the terminal illness. Supportive care does not provide these. Hospice is billed under Medicare A. Supportive Care is billed to Medicare B. Medicaid and private insurance covers both hospice and supportive care.
Is supportive care right for me?
Anyone with a serious illness can get supportive care help. Examples are Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s, lung disease, heart disease, cancer, ALS, kidney disease and more. Palladium staff can help determine if supportive care can help.
Call (864) 679-3100.
Where do I get supportive care?
Supportive care is provided wherever the patient calls home, whether it’s a private home, an assisted living facility or nursing home.
Does supportive care only benefit the patient?
Family members and caregivers are also a main focus of supportive care. Supportive care also offers counseling, and emotional and logistical support to family members and caregivers. Stress of an illness affects everyone and supportive care staff is there to support the patient and family members.
How do I pay for supportive care?
Palladium Supportive Care services are billed to Medicare, Medicaid and private insurances.
For more information please call Palladium Supportive care at (864) 679-3100.