Palliative Home Health Care

Palliative Home Health Care delivers in-home specialty care for people facing advanced illness. Patients can receive palliative care while undergoing treatments. The goal of palliative care is to relieve the symptoms and stress of a serious illness and improve quality of life for both patients and families.

All the services offer the advantage of being supported by the entire Henry Ford Health team and its shared electronic medical record. It is covered by Medicare and most commercial insurances. A detailed home safety evaluation is performed at the beginning of care.

Specialized services include:

  • Clinical pharmacists providing medication therapy management
  • Skilled nurses for symptom management, medication education, and lifestyle teaching
  • Physical therapists providing individualized exercise plan
  • Occupational therapists for self-care training
  • Home health aides providing compassionate personal care
  • Certified wound care nurses providing expertise in wound care
  • Social workers specially trained for advanced care planning and community resources
  • Registered dietitians providing nutrition counseling
  • Certified speech therapists to treat speech, language and swallowing conditions

Your doctor will work together with your Henry Ford at Home-Home Health Care team to provide you the care you deserve, consistent with your health care goals in the comfort of your home.


Contact us

To learn more, call (313) 874-6500


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