Palliative Care Support

Trustworthy in-home care for individuals with chronic conditions.


What is Palliative Care?

Palliative care is designed to help your loved one manage the symptoms of a serious or life-threatening disease like cancer, dementia or pulmonary disease. Unlike hospice care, palliative care can be given at any time and is for those still receiving ongoing treatment.

The role of our HomeWell agencies is to support your loved one’s palliative care team to complement their existing services, whether at home or in a facility. They assist with activities of daily living, helping take care of cleaning, meal preparation, bathing and dressing, medical reminders, feeding, hygiene, and more. The caregivers found at every HomeWell are dedicated to keeping your loved one safe and improving their quality of life at home as they receive medical care from your palliative care provider. 

Our agencies’ Care Managers and caregivers are specially trained in chronic disease support. You can rely on them to:

  • Communicate with your palliative care provider, learn your loved one’s care plan and alert their physician if their condition changes.
  • Help with meal preparation, light housekeeping, grooming and dressing, shopping, medication reminders and more—so that you can take a break to recharge or focus on quality time with your loved one and family.
  • Reassure, be present and provide companionship. HomeWell caregivers not only assist with daily tasks but also provide emotional comfort and create a more nurturing environment through holistic care that addresses all aspects of your loved one’s well-being.

Consider Palliative Care support if you or your loved one is living with :

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Stroke
  • ALS/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • COPD
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Other serious conditions

HomeWell is here for you and ready to help

When your loved one is struggling with a severe illness, the warmth of home can make all the difference. The trained caregivers at your local HomeWell are ready to deliver the in-home care your loved one deserves as they receive treatment from your palliative care team.

Simply contact your local agency and arrange a consultation to discuss your specific requirements. From there, they’ll work with you to craft a care plan that supplements your loved one’s palliative care with support for activities of daily living and provide you and your family peace of mind.