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Advanced Illness Management
Our Advanced Illness Management (AIM) team provides palliative care in the home. This specialized medical care focuses on relief of pain, symptoms and stress due to serious illness, whatever the diagnosis or stages of illness.
Our AIM team consists of medical professionals trained in palliative care including physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers and other support staff. We work closely with the patient’s primary care provider, specialists, and home health care to provide:
Expert treatment of pain and other symptoms
Close communication and compassionate care
Help in navigating the health care system
Guidance with difficult treatment choices
Emotional and spiritual support for the patient and family
Home care coordination and referral
Additional support services as needed
Relief from distressing symptoms such as pain, edema, shortness of breath, anxiety and constipation
An improved ability to carry on with daily life
An improved ability to tolerate medical treatments
A better understanding of an illness and choices for medical care
To learn more about the program for yourself or a loved one, please ask your doctor or nurse for an AIM referral or call (815) 971-3730 (Rockford) or (608) 563-7720 (Janesville).