Pacific Palliative care is a home-based, outreach, consultant support service for the discomfort, symptoms, and stress of serious illness. It does not replace your primary treatment; palliative care works together with the primary treatment you’re receiving. The goal is to prevent and ease suffering and improve your quality of life.
Pacific Palliative care strives to provide you with:
Your Pacific Palliative care team may include:
You may want to consider palliative care if you or your loved one:
Palliative care can be provided in the hospital, at outpatient clinics, or at home.
At this time, only patients covered under Blue Shield, Health Plan of San Joaquin or Health Net are eligible for Pacific Palliative Care.
Everyone involved! Patients as well as family caregivers are the special focus of Pacific Palliative Care.
Palliative care is available to you at any time during your illness. Remember that you can receive palliative care at the same time you receive other treatments for your illness. You don’t have to be in hospice or at the end of life to receive palliative care.
Hospice focuses on a person’s final months of life. To qualify for some hospice programs, patients must no longer be receiving treatments to cure their illness.