Comforting Palliative care at VNA of Erie County focuses on easing the patient’s pain, symptoms and stress. Palliative care treats the life-limiting symptoms caused by medical treatments or the disease itself, while supporting the patient’s and family’s hope for a cure.
Are your days disrupted by discomfort?
Do you experience chronic pain, nausea, vomiting or other life-limiting symptoms?
Do you have trouble breathing?
Are you getting chemotherapy, dialysis, radiation therapy or other forms of treatment?
Are you admitted to the hospital frequently?
If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, perhaps VNA Comfort/Palliative Care can help.
The goal of Palliative Care is to relieve suffering and pain of life-disrupting symptoms, and is available to the patient who is undergoing medical treatments such as:
- Radiation therapy
- Pain management treatment