Frequently Asked Questions
No, it is not disease-specific. In addition to advanced cancer, and stroke, patients with end-stage respiratory, cardiovascular, and other diseases such as AIDS, get benefitted from palliative care. It also helps to reduce distress in the majority of the elderly in their last phase of life.
Palliative care is associative care along with treatment to control or slow down the underlying disease. Palliative care is meant for providing patients the desirable care and comfort to provide them an ease.
Physiotherapists play a key role in maintaining respiratory health. Being very breathless can be frightening and our expert physiotherapists are trained to teach patients specific breathing techniques that help with their symptoms.
No, exercise fit allows the body to use oxygen more efficiently and helps the lungs to work better. In fact, the practice of deep breathing uplifts the lung function.
Palliative care insurance conditions are similar to other medical care; most insurance plans (including Medicare and Medicaid) cover all or part of palliative care.
The life expectancy for a person with regular dialysis is around 5–10 years, though many live for 20–30 years. However, even with dialysis treatment early in the course of the condition, an estimated 20–50% of people die within 2 years. With compassionate palliative care, we can ensure that their last life will be less miserable and emotionally stable.
Depending on the nature and severity of your pain, your treatment options may vary. We proudly specialize in a number of minimally invasive pain treatment procedures with delicate palliative care; treating a wide variety of illnesses, injuries and conditions.
Both acute and chronic pains are significant health issues. Acute pain is generally caused by injury that goes away after three months.If acute pain isn’t properly treated, it can turn into chronic pain that persists for more than three months.
No Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID) is the first medicines to reduce pains. Beside those, physiotherapy, exercise, and additional intake of calcium can help to reduce your bone pains. Examples of NSAIDs include ibuprofen.
You can use simple painkillers for mild pain. Paracetamol, aspirin and ibuprofen can be taken. However, palliative care is highly suggested by the doctors to live a less painful last life.
No, we don’t allow staying family members overnight. We have observed that senior’s second sight with dementia may take time to readjust after a longer visit with their family member. This may also disturb their routine and other residents.
Our doors are open for any time. We encourage family members to visit as often as possible. Although you can observe their routine activities, instead of actively participating.
- Qualified and highly congenial caregivers.
- We have both male nurses who give them a proper companionship
- Taking the elders walking, helping them to change their dress, or clean their soiled clothes, taking them to the toilet, and helping them to excrete with a great level of dedication.
- Regular cleaning of the wound and dressing of the wounds
Do regular health check-ups, provide them the medicine on your own, provide them easy-to-chew and digest foods, take them for a walk, and keep them hydrated with at least 3litre water per day. Apart from all these points, must take care of their emotional health; providing them your time and attention that is the most vital thing that they crave.
In Shanti Palliative Care we focus on rational, quality pain relief, and palliative care to the needy. We have -
- In-House Doctor Managed Care
- Palliative Care
- Dedicated Nursing care 24*7
- Psychological & Spiritual Counselling
People in their last stage of life due to chronic diseases need End of Life Care for death with dignity. It helps treat emotional pain and suffering, to help make the dying person comfortable.