Supportive Pulmonary Care
Supportive Pulmonary Care is for people who:
- Have been told by their pulmonologist that they have serious lung disease.
- Have a limited life expectancy.
- Are not ready and may not qualify for hospice care.
- Have been hospitalized due to lung disease.
What services do Supportive Pulmonary Care provide?
- Help with managing symptoms such as shortness of breath, anxiety, pain, difficulty sleeping, nausea, and depression
- A telephone nurse available 24 hours a day
- Help with managing medications
- Help with locating community resources
- Education about your illness and treatment choices
- Emotional and spiritual support
- Help with medical decision-making
Who provides Supportive Pulmonary Care?
Professional staff are available and may include nurses, social workers, and chaplains. Supportive Pulmonary Care staff works together with your doctors to ensure that you receive the best care possible.
How is Supportive Pulmonary Care paid for?
There is a cost for Supportive Pulmonary Care services; however, you may qualify for Medicare coverage or be eligible for financial assistance. We will help you determine your cost and if you qualify for assistance.
For more information, call (717) 391-2421.