Ill Unit and palliative care program

ill unit

The older age population increases every day, and suffer advanced, progressive and terminal illness where no cure can be expected. These diseases are:

Oncologic disease: Cancer

Other diseases: Dementias, central nervous system diseases, advanced obstructive pulmonary disease, cardiovascular insufficiency, Kidney failure, immunodeficiency acquired syndrome.

Palliative care is a multidisciplinary approach of specialized medical care for people who don’t respond to curative treatment. The goal is to improve the quality of life of the patient and his family in the terminal phase of the illness.

Special attention to patients and family

Professionals from the departments of psychology, social work, medicine, nursing and physiotherapy offer advice and necessary service in every stages of the disease. When the patient and his family go through the experience of terminal illness they are comforted by the accompaniment, the comprehension and human proximity of EntreÁlamo’staff.

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Psychological support

It is focused to reduce the psychological impact and use psychotherapeutic strategies to alleviate the situation.

Physiotherapy personalized assistance

Improving blood circulation, avoiding pressure ulcers, improving muscle and joint trofismo, avoiding ankylosis and maintenance of body schema

Daily passive mobilization

Daily trunk and extremities exercises

Stretching to improve postural hygiene

Revision and adaptation of the orthopedic prostheses material

Spiritual care

Equipped single rooms

Specialty Units