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Mountain Valley Now Offers Hospice and Symptom Management for Patients | News, Sports, Jobs

By on June 26, 2021 0

GLOVERSVILLE – After more than 30 years of providing end-of-life care in Fulton, Montgomery, Saratoga and Hamilton counties, Mountain Valley is announcing a new Symptom Management Care Team that will provide support in your community home.

“We are delighted to be able to offer expanded services to patients at home, with personalized, person-centered care with the option of continuing aggressive and curative treatment or experimental drug regimens. Mountain Valley patients will no longer have to choose between stopping treatment and allowing our team to coordinate their care with a personalized care plan that meets their lifestyle goals ”, Kara Travis, President and CEO of MVHPC, said in a press release.

From emotional support to chronic disease surveillance and medication management, nurses and physicians at MVHPC will help patients navigate the complexities of chronic disease by collaborating with their community health partners from the comfort of their own homes.

Amy Seeley, RN recently joined the full-time MVHPC team as the Palliative Care Program Manager.

Formerly the Care Transition Liaison for Kindred at Home, Seeley has practiced nursing in the Mohawk Valley for the past ten years, most notably as a palliative care nurse.

“I am grateful to have the opportunity to combine my passion for geriatric care with my network of regional health partners to launch this new service for Mountain Valley” Seeley said in the statement. “Our team will make patient well-being our top priority, including 24/7 access to alleviate concerns and eliminate uncertainty. We look forward to working with our community partners to reduce avoidable emergency and hospital visits, while coordinating complicated patient care.

MVHPC Chairman of the Board, Patrick Dowd, son of founder Nancy J. Dowd, said of the expanded services and rebranding efforts, “My mom would be proud to see her namesake adapt to the changing needs of the healthcare industry. She was passionate about accessing the patients who need us most. By adding a palliative option to our menu of services, we are giving patients a choice they did not have before. We are still Mountain Valley. And we remain honored to serve you at home or with us.

Founded in 1988 by Nancy J. Dowd as a non-profit organization, MVH’s mission is to improve the lives of those served by supporting what matters most to them. MVH provides patient and family care in Fulton, Montgomery, Hamilton and Saratoga counties, in the patient’s community home, hospital, nursing home or assisted living facility. MVH’s Unique Offering is an eight-bedroom Adirondack-style hospice home in Gloversville, NY that provides 24-hour clinical care. MVH also offers free bereavement counseling to any member of the community. their loved one is or is not a patient of the hospice. Mountain Valley Hospice – honored to serve you at home or with us.

For more information, visit www.mvhcares.org.

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