Palliative Home Care

ConsidraCare's Palliative Caregivers and PSWs are experienced in providing in-home palliative care to those afflicted with chronic diseases.

Experience Comfort with Palliative Home Care

Life is full of highs and unexpected turns. When the health of our loved ones takes a serious dip, lack of expertise often leaves family caregivers struggling with the complexities of their conditions, leading to a sense of vulnerability and frustration. Palliative Care at home is a unique approach to senior care that prioritizes the health, comfort, and dignity of the patient while ensuring peace of mind for families.

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1 in 3 family caregivers in Canada who are providing palliative care to a loved one report extreme distress.

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Palliative Care-A Compassionate Approach to Living Well

Palliative Care at home is more than just getting medical attention, it’s keeping your loved ones close while receiving specialized care in the comfort and dignity of your home. In conjunction with end-of-life care, palliative home care is a specialized approach for chronic conditions like cancer, heart disease, chronic lung disease, AIDS, Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis, and ALS.

Complementing medical therapies, it offers a support system that eases pain and other symptoms, ensuring that every day is as comfortable and meaningful as possible.

What kind of sympotms can palliative care at home alleviate ?

In palliative care, symptom control, for both the disease and the therapies, is a priority. For example, chemotherapy drugs can produce nausea and vomiting. Opioids can cause constipation.

Some of the symptoms which palliative care can help manage include:

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How can ConsidraCare help with palliative care ?

ConsidraCare can provide palliative care to seniors who need help living at home. We start by understanding the condition of your loved one and building a customized care plan which also includes the daily tasks needed to be performed by our caregivers. The care requirements for palliative patients differ from one individual to another and depends on their condition and history.

Our matching process makes sure that the caregiver is the best person for the job by taking into account things like your loved one’s needs and personality. This allows our caregivers to provide personalised care and companionship.

Our caregivers keep track of your loved one’s vitals using our state-of-the-art app, while keeping you updated on the care delivered in real-time. We check in regularly to update the crareplans and guide the family and caregivers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Palliative Care is centered around comforting patients with less or no hope of life alongside clinical care. The length of Palliative care depends on the condition and the need of the patient. It can last between 4-5 months to 1-2 years. During this period, live-in caregivers provide physical and emotional support to improve their quality of life.

Hospice Care or end-of-life care focuses on improving the quality of life of patients who have a non-curable chronic disease and are approaching the end of life as well as providing emotional support for the family. Live-in caregivers can facilitate patients and their families for up to six months.

Palliative care provides care and assistance to patients who are undergoing some sort of medical treatment with or without curative intent.

There are various organizations that provide live-in hourly care but they charge high amounts. At ConsidraCare, we have different pricing and plans for hourly care that can be customized according to the needs of the senior. Seniors with non-chronic medical issues who only need assistance for a few hours a week are best served by hourly care. Our standard 24-hour live-in care costs around $28.99/hour.

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