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    Programs that provide for the comprehensive management of the physical, psychological, social, spiritual and existential needs of patients with the objective of helping them achieve the best possible quality of life through relief of suffering, control of symptoms and restoration of functional capacity while remaining sensitive to personal, cultural and religious values, beliefs and practices. The focus of palliative care is on people with incurable, progressive illnesses who are in the early stages of their illness. Palliative care may be provided in a wide variety of health care settings including hospitals, nursing facilities, hospice facilities and the person's own home; and may be coordinated with other services including curative therapies.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Caring Hospice ServicesHospice Program provides several caring hospice services for terminally ill and seriously ill patients. Services Include: - Pain management - Assistance with personal care - Coping - Psycho-social needs - Complementary therapies - Assistance with activities of daily living - Comfort - Nursing care - Bereavement services - Volunteer helpMontgomeryCaring Hospice Services - Montgomery; Fort WashingtonCaring Hospice Services
    Chandler Hall - Palliative CarePalliative Care is available to participants who do not desire to seek aggressive medical treatment and are interested in managing pain and other symptoms. A person may still be seeking treatments and/or therapies while under palliative care. Care is generally provided in a person's own home; however, palliative care is also available in a hospital, nursing home or other medical and/or residential setting. The multi-disciplinary team from Chandler Hall supports the client, family, friends and caregivers to maximize the quality of the participant's life. Methods are used to help reduce pain of the individual and other uncomfortable symptoms. Depending upon outcomes of treatments a person may stay on palliative care or decide other courses of treatment or non-treatment. Highlights of Palliative Care: Individualized Plan of Care Highly Skilled and Screened Staff Pain Control and Symptom Relief Non-Aggressive Approach Continued Physician Ordered Therapies Social Services & Spiritual Counseling Available Procurement of Medical Supplies & Equipment Promote Dignity & Respect of Individual Chandler Hall’s Home Health Program is a Medicare Certified Program. Palliative Care is one component of Chandler Hall’s Program. Home Health visits are processed through your insurance plan. Chandler Hall accepts most insurance plans and is a provider of Palliative/Home Health Care in Bucks County.BucksChandler Hall - Bucks; NewtownChandler Hall
    Clarion Forest VNA - Palliative CareAddresses physical, emotional, social and spiritual pain in an effort to achieve the best possible quality of life for the patient and their family. This care is in conjunction with active treatment for a disease. The palliative care team focuses on the pain and discomfort a patient may feel while undergoing treatment while your primary doctor and specialist focus on treating your illness.ClarionClarion Forest VNAClarion Forest VNA
    Concordia Visiting Nurses - Palliative CareTreats the whole person, meeting the patient’s medical, emotional, spiritual and social needs.ButlerConcordia Visiting NursesConcordia Visiting Nurses
    Fairview ManorProvide a comprehensive range of quality health care services.ErieFairview ManorFairview Manor
    Family Hospice and Palliative CareFamily Hospice provides education, support and care for individuals and families faced with life-limiting illness. Care is provided in private homes, hospitals, nursing homes and at two inpatient hospice facilities in Mt. Lebanon and Lawrenceville.AlleghenyFamily Hospice and Palliative CareFamily Hospice and Palliative Care
    Holy Redeemer Health System - Home CareOffers a full range of home care services administered by our skilled professional nurses and therapists in conjunction with a physician's plan of treatment. In the comfort of home, patients can receive personalized care designed to improve their quality of life, restore health, promote independence and reduce hospital readmissions. Personal Care Includes: - Personal hygiene - Laundry - Meal preparation - Light Housekeeping Specialized Nursing Care Includes: - Wound Care - Disease Management, including patients with cancer, diabetes, chronic heart failure and COPD (respiratory) - Ostomy/Continence - Palliative Care Therapy Services Includes: - Physical, Occupational & Speech - Joint Replacement Recovery - Falls Prevention - Low Vision Additonal HomeCare Services: - Heart Assess: designed to improve quality of life for heart failure patients. Patients are assigned home health care nurses to help with medications, diet, disease management and assisting with lifestyle changes. - Breathe Easy: allows patients who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to better manage their condition at home. - Tele-monitoring: remotely monitors vital information, such as blood pressure, heart rate, and blood oxygen levels for cardiac patients or any patients who need additional supervision; patients are also reminded when it's time to take their vital signs, then guided through the process with a gentle, friendly voice. Results are automatically transmitted to a Holy Redeemer nurses.PhiladelphiaHoly Redeemer (Home & Hospice Care)Holy Redeemer Health System
    Holy Redeemer Health System - Palliative CareProvides patients with relief of symptoms such as pain, shortness of breath, nausea or vomiting, constipation, fatigue, loss of appetite, anxiety or depression related to a number of different conditions. Palliative care is often provided, but not limited, to patients with the following diagnoses: - Cancer - Cardiac disease - Respiratory disease - AIDS - Kidney failure - Alzheimer’s/dementia - Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) - Stroke - Parkinson’s disease - Multiple sclerosisPhiladelphiaHoly Redeemer (Home & Hospice Care)Holy Redeemer Health System
    Hospice & Community CareProvides care and support for individuals of any age and their families coping with serious illness, end of life and loss. Services are provided by a team of professionals, including doctors, nurses, social workers, chaplains, bereavement counselors, complementary therapists and volunteers, with a focus on improving quality of life and patient dignity, while also provide family support. Hospice and palliative care is available for adults, teens and children with any serious illness: - Clinical staff on-call around the clock and 24-hour admissions - Physical, emotional and spiritual support to patients, caregivers and family - Care is provided at home, in a nursing home or senior care facility, in a hospital and at Hospice & Community Care's two Hospice Inpatient Centers. Bereavement support is available through the Pathways Center for Grief & Loss for adults, teens and children, regardless of whether hospice care was provided for a loved one.LancasterHospice & Community Care (founded as Hospice of Lancaster County)Hospice & Community Care (founded as Hospice of Lancaster County)
    Hospice of Crawford County - Meadville OfficeTo enable patients nearing life's end to live free of pain, symptoms and anxieties and empower them and their families to experience an optimum quality of life. Specialized medical & nursing services for dying patients. Additional supports include Social work, Chaplain, Home health aid, bereavement.CrawfordHospice of Crawford County - Meadville OfficeHospice of Crawford County
    Hospice of Crawford County - Titusville OfficeTo enable patients nearing life's end to live free of pain, symptoms and anxieties and empower them and their families to experience an optimum quality of life. Specialized medical & nursing services for dying patients. Additional supports include Social work, Chaplain, Home health aid, bereavement.CrawfordHospice of Crawford County - Titusville OfficeHospice of Crawford County
    Hospice of Warren County - Palliative CareSymptom management and general comfort, care, and practical support for a patient and family dealing with ANY stage of a serious illness.WarrenHospice of Warren CountyHospice of Warren County
    Hospice of Warren County - Pediatric Hospice & Palliative CareComfort, support, and skilled care for children and their families dealing with a serious illness.WarrenHospice of Warren CountyHospice of Warren County
    KindredServices include: - Transitional Care Hospitals - Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals - Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers - Subacute Units - In-Home Physician Care - Home Health - Hospice - Community Care - Palliative Care - Personal Home Care Assistance KindredKindred
    Mercy Home Health Services - Mercy Choices Palliative Care ProgramMercy Choices is a palliative care program which joins the years of expertise provided by Mercy Home Health and VITAS Innovative Hospice Care to provide healthcare services and support to patients facing serious illness. The services provided by the Mercy Choice program were developed to bridge the gap between inpatient and traditional hospice care. Our goal is to enable you to continue to receive treatment for your illness, as well as receive the services you need to remain comfortable at home. Palliative care will help you: Manage your pain and symptoms Continue activities of daily living Understand your medical conditions Explore your options and choices regarding your medical and social well-being Find peace spiritually and emotionallyDelawareMercy Home Health - Delaware; SpringfieldMercy Home Health Services
    National Hospice and Palliative Care OrganizationAn organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States. The organization is committed to improving end-of-life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones. National Hospice and Palliative Care OrganizationNational Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
    Neighborhood Health - Palliative CareBlends end of life care with more aggressive, curative treatment.ChesterNeighborhood Health - Hospice and Inpatient UnitNeighborhood Health
    Senior Care and End of Life CareOur aim is to provide care and comfort to your loved one and to help families make the most of their limited time together. We help by providing: bathing, dressing, and toileting assistance for your loved one. Light house cleaning, laundry as needed, food preparation, and companionship are also provided to your loved one so you can get a much-needed break. We can also continue to help after a loved ones passing. Our Comfort Keepers can help families deal with the loss and assist with tasks such as organizing personal items and moving belongings or just simply being there to listen if family members need to talk and process their grief.FranklinComfort Keepers, Fayetteville PAComfort Keepers, Fayetteville PA
    SpiriTrust Lutheran® Home Care & HospiceHome Health | Hospice | In-Home Support Tele-Health | Palliative Care | Grief Support Home Health - Offers services for those recovering from illness or surgery or need help managing a chronic disease or condition. Services are provided in the comfort of individual's own home. Services include skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, personal care and/or medical social services. Hospice - The hospice team includes professionals, para-professionals and volunteers who are dedicated to caring for those living with a terminal illness and their families. The team assists by managing pain and symptoms, supporting the family, providing education on what to expect and teaching care giving techniques." Home Care - Tailored to meet your specific needs, services may include help with dressing and bathing, transportation, meal preparation, housekeeping, laundry, grocery shopping and errands, lab services and more. You can schedule help for as little as a few hours a day or as much as 24-hour care. Your family will rest easy knowing that you have dependable help to keep you safe at home. Palliative Care - When you are facing a serious or chronic illness, you need relief from symptoms and help to tolerate medical treatments so you can carry on with everyday life. You also need to better understand your condition and choices for care to help you with decision-making. Our palliative care team of specialized clinicians focuses on symptoms such as pain, shortness of breath, fatigue, constipation, nausea, loss of appetite, difficulty sleeping and depression through medication management, relaxation techniques, and coping strategies. Through psychosocial support and counseling we address emotional, social and spiritual issues to help you reach the best possible quality of life.FranklinSpiriTrust Lutheran - Franklin CountySpiriTrust Lutheran
    Veterans Health Administration, VA Butler HealthcareVA Butler Healthcare provides comprehensive medical care to Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio-area Veterans. Veteran care includes primary, specialty, and mental health care, as well as health maintenance plans, management of chronic conditions, preventive medicine needs and social support services. VA Butler Healthcare also provides vocational services and housing resources for eligible Veterans to break the cycle of homelessness and unemployment.ButlerVeterans Health Administration, VA Butler HealthcareUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Health Administration
    Veterans Health Administration, VA Butler Healthcare - Clarion County VA Outpatient ClinicA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) is a VA-operated clinic or a VA-funded or reimbursed health care facility or site that is geographically distinct or separate from the parent medical facility. VA Butler’s Clarion County VA Outpatient Clinic delivers care consistent with that received at our main facility. We recognize that a high percentage of our Veterans are better served close to their homes, and we appreciate the opportunity to offer the high quality care associated with VA Butler Healthcare, to all of our Veterans and their Services available: Registration, primary care, physical exams, tobacco cessation counseling, Coumadin clinic, routine laboratory, Tele-Health, Tele-Derm, Tele-Retinal Diabetic Eye Exams, Tele-MOVE!, nutrition, Women’s health care, social work services, palliative care, outpatient behavioral health services.ClarionVeterans Health Administration, VA Butler HealthcareUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Health Administration
    Veterans Health Administration, VA Butler Healthcare - Cranberry Township VA Outpatient ClinicVA Butler Healthcare provides comprehensive medical care to Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio-area Veterans. Veteran care includes primary, specialty, and mental health care, as well as health maintenance plans, management of chronic conditions, preventive medicine needs and social support services. Serves America’s Veterans at main campus as well as at five VA Primary Care Outpatient Clinics in Armstrong, Southern Butler County (Cranberry Township), Clarion, Lawrence and Mercer Counties. A Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) is a VA-operated clinic or a VA-funded or reimbursed health care facility or site that is geographically distinct or separate from the parent medical facility. Services available: Registration, primary care, physical exams, tobacco cessation counseling, pharmacy counseling, Coumadin clinic, routine laboratory, Tele-Health, Tele-Derm, Tele-Retinal Diabetic Eye Exams, Tele-MOVE!, nutrition, Women’s health care, social work services, palliative care, outpatient behavioral health services, and transportation assistance.ButlerVeterans Health Administration, VA Butler HealthcareUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Health Administration
    Veterans Health Administration, VA Butler Healthcare - Lawrence County VA Outpatient ClinicVA Butler Healthcare provides comprehensive medical care to Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio-area Veterans. Veteran care includes primary, specialty, and mental health care, as well as health maintenance plans, management of chronic conditions, preventive medicine needs and social support services. We proudly serve America’s Veterans at our main campus as well as at our five VA Primary Care Outpatient Clinics in Armstrong, Southern Butler County (Cranberry Township), Clarion, Lawrence and Mercer Counties. A Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) is a VA-operated clinic or a VA-funded or reimbursed health care facility or site that is geographically distinct or separate from the parent medical facility. VA Butler’s Lawrence County VA Outpatient Clinic delivers care consistent with that received at our main facility. We recognize that a high percentage of our Veterans are better served close to their homes, and we appreciate the opportunity to offer the high quality care associated with VA Butler Healthcare, to all of our Veterans and their families in Lawrence County. Services available: Registration, primary care, physical exams, tobacco cessation counseling, pharmacy counseling, Coumadin clinic, routine laboratory, Tele-Health, Tele-Derm, Tele-Retinal Diabetic Eye Exams, Tele-MOVE!, nutrition, Women’s health care, social work services, palliative care, podiatry, outpatient behavioral health services, and transportation assistance.LawrenceVeterans Health Administration, VA Butler HealthcareUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Health Administration
    Veterans Health Administration, VA Butler Healthcare - Michael A. Marzano VA Outpatient Clinic (Mercer County)VA Butler Healthcare provides comprehensive medical care to Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio-area Veterans. Veteran care includes primary, specialty, and mental health care, as well as health maintenance plans, management of chronic conditions, preventive medicine needs and social support services. We proudly serve America’s Veterans at the main facility in Butler, PA as well as at our five VA Primary Care Outpatient Clinics in Armstrong, Southern Butler County (Cranberry Township), Clarion, Lawrence, and Mercer Counties. A Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) is a VA-operated clinic or a VA-funded or reimbursed health care facility or site that is geographically distinct or separate from the parent medical facility. VA Butler’s Armstrong County VA Outpatient Clinic delivers care consistent with that received at our main facility. We recognize that a high percentage of our Veterans are better served close to their homes, and we appreciate the opportunity to offer the high quality care associated with VA Butler Healthcare, to all of our Veterans and their families in Armstrong County. Services available: Registration, primary care, physical exams, tobacco cessation counseling, pharmacy counseling, Coumadin clinic, routine laboratory, Tele-Health, Tele-Derm, Tele-Retinal Diabetic Eye Exams, Tele-MOVE!, nutrition, Women’s health care, social work services, palliative care, outpatient behavioral health services, and transportation assistance.MercerVeterans Health Administration, VA Butler HealthcareUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Health Administration
    Veterans Health Administration, Victor J. Saracini Community Based Outpatient Clinic (Montgomery County)The Community Based Outpatient Clinic located in Horsham, PA provides primary care services for Veterans in Montgomery County, PA and surrounding areas by highly qualified primary care providers, with specialty care referrals to the Philadelphia VA Medical Center. It also provides behavioral health services including individual, group and family counseling, and programs such as QuitSmart Smoking Cessation. Speciality Clinics operating at this location include Podiatry and Social Work, as well as blood drawing services. The clinic is handicapped accessible providing full and easy access for all Veterans. MontgomeryVeterans Health Administration, Philadelphia VA Medical CenterUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Health Administration
    Visiting Nurse Association Alliance of Crawford CountyHome health care. Providing Skilled Nursing Care, Palliative Care, Medical Social Workers, Therapy Services.CrawfordVisiting Nurse Association Alliance of Crawford CountyVisiting Nurse Association Alliance of Crawford County
    Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) - Hospice of PhiladelphiaAdult and Pediatric Hospice Care from The VNA of Greater Philadelphia The VNA’s Hospice of Philadelphia enables patients with a serious, progressive illness to live at home as fully and as comfortably as possible wherever home may be, even a nursing home or personal care facility. The hospice team includes nurses, social workers, home health aides, a chaplain, on-call nurses, volunteers and a bereavement coordinator. Palliative care goes beyond traditional services providing expert pain/medication management, pastoral care, respite care, and counseling to patients and their families in their homes. Our Quality of care is unsurpassed - Our accreditation by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) proves it. But we go even further with our own internal Quality Improvement oversight. We’re responsive to patient needs - Because we have such a large staff, many with us for years, patients and their families are able to receive a caring Hospice evaluation within Two hours of referral. Comprehensive Services - Our hospice patients benefit from the complete array of services developed over a decade and funded through community support – including wound care and ostomy specialists, mental health nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists. We support a charitable mission - We raise funds to support patient care for those who cannot either afford care or are uninsured. In addition, any profits we make go to support patient care and program development, keeping our care both current and innovative.PhiladelphiaThe Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia - Philadelphia; East FallsVisiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Greater Philadelphia
    Westmoreland ManorWestmoreland Manor offers a skilled nursing, respite care, palliative care, and hospice care programs.WestmorelandWestmoreland ManorWestmoreland Manor

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