Our specially trained physician, nurse, social worker and chaplain work closely with primary care teams at HRC to provide:
Unlike hospice care, which is meant specifically for those in the final stages of life, palliative care is appropriate for any stage of illness, from the time of diagnosis until death — even if aggressive, curative treatment is being sought.
The Palliative Care Program at Hebrew Rehabilitation Center is a compassionate and innovative response to the pressing end-of-life care needs of our patients and families. Palliative care is focused on relief of the pain, symptoms and emotional stress brought on by serious illness.
Download Advanced Dementia: A Guide for Families . It provides information to the family members and individuals responsible for making health care decisions for patients with advanced dementia. The information is intended to complement and encourage, but not replace, counseling by the patients’ direct health-care providers.