You may be wondering what, exactly, palliative care is. At Providence Care, we define it as the active total care of patients whose disease symptoms may or may not respond to therapies and treatments. Palliative care is meant to prevent and relieve patient suffering, and to provide support for the best quality of life for the patient and their family, no matter the stage of the disease or if additional therapies are required. The interdisciplinary team at Providence Care provides palliative care while curative treatment may or may not continue, in the comfort of your Dorchester County, SC home.
At Providence Care, our team works to control pain and other physical symptoms, to mitigate spiritual, social and psychological suffering, and to assist patients living in Dorchester County, SC in achieving optimal quality of life. While helping the patient, we also provide support to the patient’s family, as they accompany them through their illness or the process of dying. The provision of palliative care is recognized as a standard required by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals, and is used as a criterion for rankings of excellent by U.S. News & World Report.
When you or a loved one needs palliative care in your Dorchester County, SC home, trust Providence Care.
Our palliative care services help patients and their families throughout the Dorchester County, SC area who are dealing with serious illness, but are currently at a point where hospice care is not suitable or wanted. Active treatment options are still part of the care and the patient’s life expectancy is often uncertain. Even during an active treatment program when the diagnosis is hopeful, patients and their families are still faced, often for the first time, with the possibility of having a terminal illness. You don’t have to go it alone, though. At Providence Care, we provide not only the physical support you and your family need, but also the emotional and spiritual.
It is our mission to empower the patient and family and help take control of themselves in the areas of healing that is available. As the leading palliative care provider in Dorchester County, SC, we offer the very best compassionate and alternative care for those facing a serious illness. At Providence Care, we’re committed to the exceptional delivery of compassionate, patient-focused care. As we strive to set new quality standards in palliative care, we work hard to exceed the expectations of our patients and their families. With a variety of services and diverse staff, we tailor a program specifically for the needs of each client.
Contact Providence Care when you need palliative care in your Dorchester County, SC home.
When you or a loved one needs palliative care in your Dorchester County, SC home, you should know that Providence Care is only a phone call or message away. When you visit our contact page, you’ll find our complete listing of telephone numbers depending on your area, as well as a convenient online contact form if you’d prefer to contact us online. Either way you contact us, you can rest assured that we will be ready to help you. At Providence Care, we provide hope in action, and we look forward to being a part of your life.