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Palliative care is helpful for patients with advanced illnesses, including, but not limited to:

  • Cancer (Metastatic/Recurrent)
  • Advanced Cardiac Disease
  • Advanced COPD
  • Kidney Failure
  • Liver Failure
  • Dementia
  • Stroke

Other indications for referral to palliative care for those patients with advanced illnesses:

  • Help with Complex Decision-Making and Determination of Goals of Care
  • Unmet Psychosocial or Spiritual Issues
  • Support for Family/Caregivers
  • Conflict Regarding Goals of Care
  • Frequent Visits to the Emergency Department (More Than Once a Month for the Same Diagnosis)
  • More Than One Hospital Admission for the Same Diagnosis Within 30 Days
  • Prolonged Length of Stay (More Than Five Days) Without Evidence of Progress
  • Prolonged Stay in ICU Setting Without Evidence of Progress

For additional information about any of our other palliative care programs, including our home-based program, call 732-202-8071 or visit MeridianCareJourney.com.

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