AIM Palliative Home Health: Your Hospice Alternative

A hospice alternative, AIM Home Health is an option even after hospice criteria is met.

Sometimes there’s no medicine better than hope, and no comfort more than home — especially when you or a loved one is facing a terminal illness. The AIM Palliative Home Health team is an in-home alternative that meets hospice criteria for certified hospice and palliative care professionals, and we bring our compassion and expertise to you. AIM Home Health provides in-home palliative care, including pain management, and positive support for patients who continue to actively fight an illness, even during late phases that require interventional pain management, while maintaining hope and living life to its fullest.

As part of The Carpenter Health Network’s continuum of care, AIM Palliative Home Health provides specialized care according to individuals’ evolving needs; and we treat each and every one of our patients with dignity and compassion. Our team serves patients across Louisiana and Southeast Texas.

Services We Provide

AIM Palliative Home Health staff and services focus on helping individuals receive the attentive care they need in the comfort and security of their homes. Our services help terminally ill patients make healthcare decisions under the guidance of a supportive and specialized team.

The AIM Palliative Home Health team is able to transition with our patients if and when they choose hospice, giving them peace of mind that consistent caregivers are always by their sides. Our in-home services include:

  • Expert care and pain management for symptoms associated with terminal illnesses
  • Social services support
  • Emotional and spiritual support
  • Treatment strategy and guidance
  • Support for family and friends

The AIM Home Health Team

AIM Palliative Home Health is fully staffed to meet your in-home palliative needs:

  • Board-certified hospice and palliative care physicians
  • Registered nurses
  • Licensed practical nurses
  • Certified nursing assistants
  • Social workers
  • Chaplains

To learn more about AIM Palliative Home Health, click here. Read answers to frequently asked questions about this non-hospice alternative.

For more information about how Palliative Care can help to extend life, please read this article from the New England Journal of Medicine. 

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