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    Programs that provide for the comprehensive management of the physical, psychological, social, spiritual and existential needs of patients with the objective of helping them achieve the best possible quality of life through relief of suffering, control of symptoms and restoration of functional capacity while remaining sensitive to personal, cultural and religious values, beliefs and practices. The focus of palliative care is on people with incurable, progressive illnesses who are in the early stages of their illness. Palliative care may be provided in a wide variety of health care settings including hospitals, nursing facilities, hospice facilities and the person's own home; and may be coordinated with other services including curative therapies.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Education/Training ServicesOffers various educational formats to update and train hospice and palliative care professional, such as e-newsletter, databases, and training programs.AlbanyPROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTHOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATE
    Health Care ServicesThe Visiting Nurse Service offers home health aide services as well as homemaker and personal care aide services to help patients with the requirements of daily living.SchenectadyHOME HEALTH AIDESVISITING NURSE SERVICE OF SCHENECTADY AND SARATOGA COUNTIES
    Home Care ServicesOffers comprehensive home care services for individuals who need short term care or those with chronic illness or disability requiring long term care. Services include home nursing, home health aides, physical, occupational, speech therapies, nutrition, IV therapy, wound care, AIDS/HIV teams, palliative care, tele-medicine, and more.RensselaerEDDY VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION - SHORT AND LONG TERM HOME CARENORTHEAST HEALTH
    Hospice CareProvides physical care, emotional support and education to the patient who is terminally ill, and their family.FranklinHOSPICE AND PALLATIVE CARE SERVICESHIGH PEAKS HOSPICE AND PALLATIVE CARE
    Hospice CareA certified agency providing hospice and support for families through the death, including bereavement counseling.ClintonHOSPICE CAREHOSPICE OF THE NORTH COUNTRY
    Support Care and Symptoms ManagementPalliative Care is a recognized medical specialty which is designed to create a collaborative, holistic plan that includes the patient, the family and/or caregivers, and the involved providers, addresses the medical, psychosocial and and spiritual needs of a patient and family, provides an opportunity to discuss, review and document wishes in regards to future healthcare and life sustaining treatment decisions. It is designed to be offered to conjunction with curative treatment, ideally at the diagnosis of a chronic or life-limiting illness as a supportive means to ensure quality of life for both the patient and the family. When appropriate a transition to a plan for Hospice or Comfort Care can and will be supported.MontgomeryPALLIATIVE CAREST. MARY'S HOSPITAL AT AMSTERDAM
    Support ServicesHospice care services include nursing, social work, medical consultation, home health aides, volunteers, spiritual care, 24 hour on-call nursing, oxygen, medical equipment, prescription medicine, physical therapy, nutritional counseling, palliative home care program, respite care, bereavement care and counseling, bereavement support groups for adults, teens and children.RensselaerHOSPICE CARECOMMUNITY HOSPICE

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