Echo Park – Los Angeles, California

$500.00

Terminal Liver Disease Patient with Hepatic Encephalopathy

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Description

About the Client:
We are a compassionate family seeking specialized care and support for our 65-year-old father who is facing terminal liver disease and experiencing hepatic encephalopathy. Our primary focus is to ensure his comfort, dignity, and quality of life during this challenging time and to provide support for our family caregivers in navigating his end-of-life care journey.

Project Overview:
We are seeking an experienced healthcare professional with expertise in palliative care and end-of-life support to provide comprehensive care for our father. This project entails symptom management, dietary restrictions, and support for family caregivers to promote comfort, dignity, and emotional well-being for our father and our family.

Responsibilities:

Manage symptoms of hepatic encephalopathy, such as confusion, disorientation, and altered consciousness, through pharmacological interventions, dietary modifications, and supportive care measures to optimize our father’s comfort and quality of life.
Provide nutritional counseling and implement dietary restrictions tailored to our father’s condition, ensuring adequate intake of nutrients while minimizing the risk of exacerbating hepatic encephalopathy symptoms and complications.
Offer emotional support and counseling to our father and family caregivers, addressing fears, concerns, and end-of-life planning considerations with compassion, empathy, and sensitivity.
Collaborate with hospice and palliative care teams, as well as other healthcare providers involved in our father’s care, to ensure coordinated and holistic support that aligns with our family’s values, preferences, and goals for end-of-life care.
Facilitate communication and decision-making processes among family members, healthcare providers, and other stakeholders involved in our father’s care, promoting open dialogue, shared decision-making, and a collaborative approach to end-of-life planning and support.
Requirements:

Experience in palliative care and end-of-life support, with a compassionate and patient-centered approach to care that prioritizes dignity, comfort, and quality of life for individuals facing terminal illness and their families.
Knowledge of symptom management strategies for hepatic encephalopathy, including pharmacological interventions, dietary modifications, and supportive care measures to alleviate distressing symptoms and optimize comfort and well-being.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to provide emotional support, guidance, and counseling to individuals and families coping with end-of-life issues, grief, and loss.
Collaborative approach to care, working closely with hospice and palliative care teams, healthcare providers, and other support services to ensure coordinated and comprehensive support that meets the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of our father and our family.
Commitment to ongoing professional development and education in palliative care, end-of-life support, and bereavement counseling, staying abreast of best practices, ethical considerations, and emerging research in the field.

 

Total Budget: $496,735.20