Advance care planning
Advance care planning helps anyone, healthy or sick, communicate their wishes for medical treatment. This planning process will clarify what your family and friends need to know if you become unable to make health care decisions for yourself.
Allina Health Home Health offers the support, knowledge and assistance to help keep patients independent in the comfort of their homes.
Hospice care is for anyone with a life-limiting illness and whose life expectancy is determined to be six months or less if the disease runs it natural course. The hospice team's focus is to enhance the quality of life wherever the person calls home.
Home infusion therapy services
Home infusion therapy is for patients who receive medication through an intravenous needle or catheter in the comfort of their home instead of the hospital. Medications are delivered direct to the patient's home and a specially-trained infusion nurse provides support and education on how to administer the medication.
LifeCourse is a late life supportive care approach that helps individuals and families navigate serious illness. It is part of a system strategy for addressing complex, serious illness so that care teams can be more responsive to the things that matter most to those dealing with the challenges of late life.
Palliative care is for anyone in any stage of a chronic or advanced illness. It treats pain and other physical symptoms, as well as emotional and spiritual concerns.
Senior Health helps patients who need medical care in transitional care units and assisted living communities. We work with patients and their families to provide routine care, manage medical problems, monitor rehabilitation and plan for discharge.
For health care professionals making a referral, call Care Navigation Help Desk at 612-262-2200 or 1-855-227-5111.