Isabella’s Palliative Care Program offers comfort and support to residents who may be living with a serious or chronic illness. Our Palliative Care team works with the resident and family to provide an individualized program that will offer relief from pain and other debilitating symptoms. Our goal is to ensure that the resident experiences the highest possible quality of life - free of pain and discomfort.
Isabella’s Palliative Care team consists of doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, nutritionists, rehabilitation and recreation therapists as well as pastoral care professionals. Volunteers also play an important role in assisting with our Palliative Care efforts. Together, the Palliative Care team works with each resident and his or her family to develop a plan of care that is perfectly suited to meet each resident’s needs.
Palliative Care helps everyone. Family members, staff and volunteers - all benefit from the communications and support that the Palliative Care Program provides.
Participants in our Palliative Care Program can expect the following:
- Expert treatment of pain and other symptoms
- Consistent and clear communication
- Knowledge and guidance in making appropriate treatment choices
- Emotional and spiritual support
For information about our Palliative Care Program, call our Admissions office at (212) 342-9245 or click here to send us a message.