Genesis offers palliative care to offer you and your family comfort as you deal with serious illness like congestive heart failure, COPD, advanced liver disease, advanced kidney disease, and cancer. Our compassionate, expert physicians and staff help you and your family deal with the symptoms, pain and stress that can affect your quality of life. Genesis is committed to providing care where you need it. We care for patients when they are in the hospital, Physician Pavilion, the Genesis Cancer Care Center, assisted living and at home. Please call the Palliative Care office for a complete list of preferred skilled nursing facilities where Genesis provides palliative care.

Conditions we treat

There are many conditions and diseases that our palliative care physicians and staff treat including:

  • Advanced heart disease
  • Advanced kidney disease
  • Advanced liver disease
  • Advanced lung disease
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • Dementia
  • Emphysema
  • Neurological disease
  • Stroke

Treatments and support

Genesis offers the following treatments and support to enhance the care you receive from primary specialists to enhance your quality of life. We specialize in treating the following symptoms:

  • Anxiety
  • Constipation
  • Decreased appetite
  • Depression
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Nausea
  • Pain Management
  • Shortness of breath (dyspnea)
  • Vomiting

We also offer the following support services:

  • Assistance with social needs (financial, food and housing)
  • Complex pain management
  • Counseling through social work
  • Legacy work (building memories)
  • Medication education
  • Spiritual support

Meeting your treatment needs

At Genesis, we have compassionate, expertly trained oncology staff to meet your palliative care needs. We are with you every step of the way. The Genesis Palliative Care team includes:

  • Board-certified physicians
  • Certified nurse practitioners
  • Clinical nurse specialist
  • Nurses
  • Nurse case manager
  • Social workers
  • Pastoral care staff
  • Pet therapy

Make an appointment

For an appointment with the Genesis Palliative Care team, call (740) 455-4925.

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