Palliative/Comfort Path

Residential Comfort Path

Residential Comfort Path is a palliative-focused home care program from Residential Home Health, a nationally recognized leader of in-home nursing and therapy services.

Designed for patients who are still seeking curative treatment options or who are not quite ready to transition to hospice, Residential Comfort Path provides the physical, emotional and psycho-social support to improve the quality of life for patients facing a life-limiting illness.

Residential Home Health’s home care services, including nursing and therapy, are available with no out-of-pocket costs to eligible Medicare beneficiaries.

Coordinated and Collaborative Care at Every Stage

Residential Comfort Path utilizes a multidisciplinary approach involving palliative-trained nurses, therapists and medical social workers to provide the following:

    • Pain and symptom management to reduce unplanned hospital readmissions
    • Home environment assessment to ensure it is properly equipped for the patient’s
      comfort and safety
    • Medication reconciliation and management
    • Palliative physician consult provided with approval of primary physician
    • Hospice aides to assist with personal care needs
    • Licensed medical social workers for psychosocial evaluation and care
    • Rehabilitation services to address activities of daily living and home safety
    • On-call Residential Nurse available 24/7 every day of the year
    • Caregiver education and support on the disease process and the hospice benefit when appropriate
    • Coordinated transition to hospice care when directed by the patient’s physician

Are you still wondering about the differences between palliative
and hospice care?

Click on the button below to download our side-by-side comparison chart and learn about the benefits of palliative and hospice care.

View/Download Palliative vs. Hospice Care Chart

If you have additional questions or would like more information about the various care options available through the Residential family of care, contact Residential Hospice at 866.902.5854.