Palliative Care

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Helios Palliative Care
Helios Palliative Care

Helios Palliative Care controls symptoms and provides support

Relief for any stage of serious illness

Serious illness is often accompanied by a variety of difficult symptoms, such as pain, shortness of breath, fatigue, constipation and anxiety, among others. These symptoms also impact family members, loved ones and caregivers. The experts of the Helios Palliative Care team understand that other symptoms affect your quality of life and want nothing more than to help you feel better and brighten your days as soon as possible.

Understanding Helios Palliative Care

Understanding Palliative

What Is Helios Palliative Care?

Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses. Helios Palliative Care delivers this expert support featuring these attributes:

  • Focused on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain and stress of a serious illness – whatever the diagnosis
  • Goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family
  • Appropriate at any age and at any stage of a serious illness
  • Can be provided together with curative treatments – in fact, palliative care can be very effective in managing side effects of curative care

How does Helios Palliative Care work?

The expert team of Helios Palliative Care works with a patient’s providers to provide in-home assessments, recommendations, and guidance at home. A key focus of Helios Palliative Care is to help identify your choices and what matters to you most. Our team works with you to develop a custom solution, which gives you a chance to live your life more comfortably and improve your entire family’s quality of life by fulfilling your needs and wishes.

What’s the difference between palliative care and hospice care?

Palliative care is symptom-based management for any patient at any stage of serious illness, regardless of whether they are still receiving or seeking treatment. Hospice care focuses solely on comfort for patients who are expected to live for six months or less. Studies show that palliative care and hospice care help patients live better and may help them live longer than other patients with serious illnesses.

How is Helios Palliative Care paid for?

There are a variety of ways Helios Palliative Care is paid for. If you have concerns about the cost or coverage by your insurance plan for Helios Palliative Care, a member of our team can help you determine if there will be out-of-pocket costs.

How do you know if you need palliative care?

If you or a loved one has an ongoing serious illness with symptoms that are not well-managed, Helios Palliative Care may be right for you. Take the first step of getting more information to address your questions or concerns. Call us anytime, night or day, at 607.432.5525 and we can discuss your current situation. Or use the Contact Us button below to reach our team.

How can Helios Palliative Care help you?