Palliative care focuses on the patient’s physical, social and spiritual needs. The goal is to achieve the best quality of life possible by relieving suffering and controlling pain and symptoms.
Hospice of the Valley’s palliative care programs work with the patient’s community healthcare providers. All programs include a 24/7/365 phone line to a nurse to respond to urgent issues. Programs are:
Outreach Palliative Care – For people with late-stage serious disease who may be getting aggressive treatment and want home-based education and care. Call 602.212.3000.
Palliative Care for Dementia – For people with any stage of dementia and their caregivers who want home visits from dementia educators and phone consultations with a physician specialist. Private pay/$275 month. Call 602.636.6363 or email DementiaCare@azphc.org. Click here for more information.
Arizona Palliative Home Care – A program available to insurance plans that want to provide their sickest patients with home-based palliative care. Call 602.212.3000 or view azphc.org.