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Salus Advanced Care Planning in Palliative Care

Advanced care planning is a dynamic and ongoing process rather than a single event. It is a time for observation, reflection and contemplation about the decisions and choices surrounding your diagnosis and treatment to ensure they are in line with your personal goals. Some of the choices made during this time are difficult, but Salus Homecare of Orange County’s palliative care team is here to help.
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Advanced Care Planning Services Provided:

Advanced Care Planning Services Provided:

  • Conversations with a medical social worker who can provide information and support
  • Referrals to professionals for will planning, financial matters and other important decisions
  • Information about advanced care directives and medical power of attorneys
  • Help outlining and communicating your personal goals for care

Salus of Orange County’s palliative care social workers guide you through these decisions, making them easier to consider and ensuring you feel confident all along the way. This key pillar of our palliative care program assists you in preparing for unexpected turn of events surrounding your illness and ensuring your goals are respected regarding curative treatments and end of life planning.

Advanced care planning is a gift to you and your family. Helping them to understand your goals reduces stress and anxiety. It also empowers you to maintain control over your treatments and experience and helps to ensure you are treated with dignity and respect.

We only needed help for a couple of weeks so Salus really stepped up to the plate and got us competent care givers formal of the days we needed help. We had another service for a short while that couldn’t deliver. Try them, you won’t be sorry.

Willa S. October 6, 2021

My mom was going through a very challenging time in her life adjusting. My family was just exhausted trying to care for mom 24/7, work, sleep and eat. I was then introduced to Salus. My mom’s caregiver was compassionate, kind and so very helpful. Salus went above and beyond with resources to help our family. I can’t say enough about Salus and highly recommend.

Celine M. September 29, 2021

Advanced Care Planning FAQ's

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Salus of Orange County Palliative Care social workers are always available to help you understand how to clearly communicate with your loved ones. Our team is also available to mediate during conversations and ensure that everyone clearly understands the information presented.

While you are never required to have specific documents to take advantage of palliative care services, there are several that we highly recommend because of their value to you. We are happy to explain the importance of these documents and help you access community resources if you need help preparing them.

Only you can make these important decisions. They are deeply personal and based on your own values and beliefs. Salus Homecare of Orange County’s social workers are available to discuss your options and help you understand your choices, but the final decision will always be in your hands.

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Curative Care

Physical and emotional support to help with the distressing side effects sometimes associated with a serious medical condition. The primary goal is to improve quality of life, but many patients also find treatment is easier to manage with curative care in place.

  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
  • Emotional Support
  • Comfort Care
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Symptom Management

Managing symptoms associated with a serious medical condition helps you to maintain a higher quality of life and plan ahead to avoid common problems. Any symptoms are thoroughly assessed to create a safe and effective plan of care.

  • Medication Management
  • Communication with Medical Team
  • Complimentary Non-Medical Treatments
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