Family Palliative Care
Helping you manage the pain and stress of a serious illness.
Frequently asked questions about Palliative Care
Palliative care focuses on enhancing the comfort and quality of life for individuals who are suffering with pain and/or other symptoms, such as nausea, shortness of breath, anxiety, etc. related to a serious illness.
Enhancing quality of life for patients who are suffering with pain or other symptoms related to a serious illness.
- Shortness of breath
- And more…
No, you do not have to be on hospice or have a terminal illness to receive palliative care services.
- Family Palliative Care office
- Within your nursing facility residence
- In your own home, if unable to travel
It is primarily a physician visit, so it is paid the same as your family doctor is paid with Medicare, Medicare supplement insurance, Medicaid, and commercial plans.
Just ask for a referral from your family or attending physician. Call us at 1-800-355-2817 and we will help you with the rest!
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Trained by the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), Hospice of the Bluegrass
Contact Family Palliative Care at 1-800-355-2817 for more information.