Heart Failure (HF) Program

UltimatePlus Hospice’s Health Failure (HF) program expertly brings together our team of skilled in-home clinicians from different disciplines and uses the latest physician-supervised processes to detect, intervene, and resolve problems as quickly as possible. The program is a comprehensive approach that helps individuals manage their diseases at home while avoiding unnecessary trips to the hospital.

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Program Features

  • Supervised and supported by physicians
  • Personalized care plan
  • Processes informed by the latest heart disease research
  • Multi-discipline in-home clinical team
  • Education for family, caregivers and patients
  • HF Program Guide:
    • Comprehensive care guide including weight, nutrition, fluid, medication, and activity management tools
    • Symptom management tool to quickly and accurately identify changes in condition

Program Goals

  • Manage and improve symptoms
  • Reduce required visits to the hospital
  • Improve independence
  • Improve movement and activity
  • Educate on when to call for help

Heart Failure – What you need to know

Heart Failure (HF) is a common disease affecting a large portion of the population. It occurs when the heart muscle becomes weak or stiff and loses its ability to effectively pump blood throughout the circulatory system. Several conditions contribute to the development of HF, with high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, diabetes, and obesity being the leading causes.

Common Symptoms

  • Fatigue or weakness
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Persistent cough
  • Swelling of feet, legs, stomach
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Others Shortness of breath

Risk Factors

  • High blood pressure
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Smoking
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Obesity

For further information and to see if you qualify, please call 972-240-4700.