At CareFirstNY, our Palliative Care services provide individualized support for anyone with a chronic illness at any stage of their disease or treatment process. We support you in collaborating with your physician and work to ensure continuity of care throughout the healthcare system.
We focus on clarifying goals for future treatment and ensuring that your healthcare wishes are clearly understood and defined.
We provide guidance for our patients and their family as they navigate their medical and emotional needs, including referrals to community resources and exploring coping strategies.
Specialized care for patients and their families who are living with a serious illness. Care generally focuses on continuity of care, advanced care planning, and improving quality of life.
A form of Palliative Care for patients who are no longer pursuing curative treatment and expected to live 6 months or less.