What is Palliative Care?

When diseases reach an advanced state. pain and other symptoms may become diffi­cult to manage as part of usual care. In these situations. your doctor can call in palliative care. Palliative care works in coordination with your other medical providers. However. palliative care is a special care team dedicat­ed to one purpose: your comfort and quality of Life. As specialists in symptom manage­ment for advanced disease. palliative care has been shown to reverse the progression of pain and other symptoms.

Home-based palliative care has been shown particularly effective.

About Complete Palliative Care

Complete Palliative Care is part of the Complete Home Care family of companies. This is a family-owned, Oklahoma company that has been providing community-based care since 2012.

Our family of companies includes Medicare-certified palliative care. home health, and hospice, plus Medicaid-certified personal care for Long-term assisted Living at home. With a team that is more than 250 caring professionals strong, we stand fully prepared to deliver the knowledge, expertise. experience, and availability our patients need for reliable and effective care.

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The CPC Team

With Complete Palliative Care your team of home-visiting clinicians includes:

  • Nurse Practitioners (most visits are made by nurse practitioners)
  • Therapists
  • Medical Social Workers
  • ALL under the direction of an Medical Director
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How Complete Palliative Care Helps:

  • Prescriptions for the most effective pain medications. This may include home rescue kits.
  • Repeated visits by prescribing nurse practitioners to evaluate symptoms and manage medications as needed.
  • Therapists to devise plans to improve quality of Life, maximize independence, and minimize symptoms. For instance: energy conservation techniques. strategies to improve eating and swallowing, strategies to improve breathing, training with adaptive equipment. etc.
  • Coordination of equipment. supp and community resources.
  • Emotional support.
  • Help with advance care planning.
  • And much more
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Difference Between Palliative Care, Home Health, and Hospice

In the Medicare certification of different healthcare providers. these are three dis­tinct provider types. Home health is de­signed to be episodic care for a Limited time. Neither home health nor hospice may pre­scribe medications. Hospice is designed for patients with a prognosis of six months or Less and for whom curative treatments are not warranted or wanted.

With palliative care. schedules are patient centered. There is no Limitation on time. curative treatments. or other treatments. You continue to use your own preferred primary care doctors. medical supply company, etc. Palliative care sends nurse practitioners who are prescrib­ers and who can change medication pre­scriptions for symptom control during the home visit.

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Who Can Refer to Palliative Care?

Anyone can refer to palliative care. Your doctor must order palliative care for you due to your need for advanced symptom control. You can present this information to your doctor. or you can call us directly.

After talking to you, if palliative care seems appropriate. we can communicate with your doctor for you to discuss a possible order.

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Call Us Today: (888)495-2138

Does this describe you or someone you care for? A disease in an advanced state is causing pain or other symptoms that interfere with quality of Life. If yes, please call Complete Palliative Care today: (888)495-2138

We will meet you at home, at your doctor’s office, in the hospital (anywhere you Like), for a no-charge consultation about when to consider palliative care.

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