It's not easy to watch a loved one suffer.
CareBridge can help.
Being diagnosed with an acute or chronic serious illness is stressful for both patients and family members. Worries about the diagnosis, how it will affect quality of life, healthcare costs and finding caregivers all adds to the stress. With CareBridge Palliative Care, patients receive support and care that will help them feel better. They can expect relief from pain, stress and other physical and emotional symptoms of chronic illness.
What are the benefits of symptom management?
How does CareBridge Palliative Care manage symptoms?
Learn more about CareBridge Palliative Care’s approach to pain management.
More questions? We have the answers.
What types of side effects or symptoms can be managed by CareBridge Palliative Care?
Palliative care teams can help manage a variety of physical and mental symptoms of acute or chronic disease, including:
- Lack of appetite
Which conditions could require symptom management?
Most serious chronic or acute illnesses can cause side effects. CareBridge Palliative Care can relieve symptoms of conditions including, but not limited to:
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Chronic liver disease
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Congestive heart failure (CHF)
- Heart disease
- Kidney failure
- Lung disease
- Multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Neurological disease
- Parkinson’s disease
- Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
- Sickle cell anemia
Who pays for palliative care symptom management?
Payment options typically depend on the patient’s individual plan, but palliative care is covered by most private insurance companies, and Medicare generally covers 80% of all palliative care charges.
How does someone get started with symptom management?
A referral from the patient’s primary care doctor and a face sheet of personal information should be faxed to CareBridge Palliative Care at (513) 528-8151.
Where does CareBridge provide symptom management?CareBridge Palliative Care services are offered in patients’ homes or in a healthcare communities in and around Cincinnati, Ohio, in the following counties:
- Clermont County
- Butler County
- Warren County
- Hamilton County
Are you still not sure if you or loved one needs palliative care services?
Call CareBridge Services at (513) 528-8150.