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At Valley Baptist Palliative Care, our goal is to improve the quality of life for our patients by providing the upmost comfort and care. We focus on the relief of pain and other symptoms of serious and/or longterm illness.
We encourage our patients and their families to participate in decisions regarding ongoing care and pain management.
Rather, Valley Baptist Palliative Care is a medical specialty that focuses on the relief of pain and other symptoms of serious illness. Our goal is to improve the quality of life for our patients and their families.
Our palliative care team offers you:
Time for close communication about your illness and treatment choices
Expert management of pain and other symptoms
Help navigating the health care system
Guidance with difficult and complex treatment choices
Emotional and spiritual support for you and your family
Coordination of your care among all your health care providers
Referral and coordination of home care services suited to your needs, such as rehab or hospice
Remember that palliative care:
Is appropriate at any point in a serious illness
Can be provided at the same time as curative treatment
Is covered by most insurance, including Medicare and Medicaid
Palliative Care Services
In addition to pain and symptom management, we offer:
In-house and in-patient health care coordinated by registered nurses
Medical social services
Registered nurse-supervised home health aides
Specially trained hospice volunteers
Chaplaincy services for spiritual support
in finding and using community resources
Valley Baptist Palliative Care can take place at the same time all your other treatments are happening, so you don’t need to wait. Pain and stress have a negative effect on you and your family — let us help.
For more information about Valley Baptist Palliative Care services, call Valley Baptist—Brownsville at (956) 698-5828, Valley Baptist—Harlingen at (956) 389-1285, or email us.