Anyone can make a referral… including patients, family members, friends, physicians, home health agencies, social service agencies, healthcare institutions, and clergy.
To speak with our experienced and caring staff, call 814-467-3138.
Windber Community Based Palliative Care is a holistic, patient, and family centered approach for those facing the challenges of serious or chronic conditions. It is appropriate at every stage of the disease process and can serve patients and their loved ones whether seeking aggressive treatment or not. Palliative care services enhance quality of life by managing symptoms and increasing patient choice and access to information.
Our program provides in home consultative services to patients and families dealing with serious conditions. Our skilled specialists work in partnership with your own doctors to provide an extra layer of support for you and your loved ones. We work closely with you to discuss your needs, evaluate options, and offer expert recommendations for chronic disease management, taking time to ensure you feel supported throughout the process.
With enhanced clarity about options and goals, patients and families enjoy higher quality of life and experience decreased rates of unwanted interventions and hospital visits.
Care Decisions, including open discussions about treatment options when diagnosed with a serious or chronic illness and the importance of Advance Care Planning
Addressing Symptoms, for example pain, shortness or breath, fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, and difficulty sleeping
Recognizing Psychosocial Distress that may include anxiety, depression, fears, and spiritual tension
Emphasizing YOU with a focus on the entire person, including your family and loved ones
Do you or your loved one have any of the following serious or chronic illnesses?
If so, do any of the following occur as a result of the illness or treatment for the illness?
Choose Windber Community Based Palliative Care for any age, any stage, any serious illness. To speak with our experienced and caring staff, call 814-467-3138.