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Living and coping with a chronic or advanced illness can be difficult and overwhelming for both the patient and their family. Often, patients with chronic or advanced illness receive medical care from many different medical providers. Coordinating all of the necessary healthcare resources can be complicated and confusing.

Care Connection can help you and your family understand your health care options better, manage your healthcare condition more effectively, and reduce the stress of coping with chronic or advanced illness. Depending on your location and circumstances, we have a palliative care solution to fit your needs.

Care Connection

Our Care Connections program can:

  • Assist you and your family in establishing complicated goals of care that are based on your wishes and beliefs.
  • Help you, your caregivers, and your family better understand your healthcare options.
  • Connect you with additional healthcare resources that may benefit you and your family.
  • Assist you with making more coordinated transitions from one healthcare setting to another.

In addition, our Care Connection team can support you while you are receiving home health services for things such as:

  • Pain and symptom management,
  • Fatigue, nausea, constipation, shortness of breath, and other symptoms,
  • Treatment options specific to your individual health condition,
  • Recurrent hospitalizations,
  • Assistance with Advanced Directives, or
  • Continuity of care and effective communication between and among all of your medical providers.

Some of our most commonly treated chronic illnesses include:

  • COPD – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Heart Disease/Congestive Heart Failure
  • Cancer, especially Stages 3 and 4
  • ALS – Lou Gehrig’s Disease
  • Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Kidney Failure/End-Stage Renal Disease

Start working with
a Care Connection Team

Patients living and coping with long term illnesses can request a referral and appointment with one of our Care Connection physicians through their primary care physician or other healthcare providers.

Care Connection consultations can be provided in participating hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, independent or assisted living communities, or in the patient’s home.

For more information or to make a referral, call the Care Connection team at 336.889.8446.

Consultations are scheduled weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Medicare Part B, Medicaid and most private insurance plans cover services provided by our Care Connection team. (Standard co-pays may apply).