When a person is diagnosed with life threatening diseases like Cancer, the trauma is not only for the patient but for the whole family. If the CANCER is in advanced stage having no curative treatment and Patient is suffering from either severe pain, breathlessness, depression, lack of sleep, anxiety, restlessness, nausea, vomiting, constipation etc. The Primary Doctors have discontinued the curative treatment stating the progressive nature of illness and the family doctors are unable to treat such patients at home or in Hospitals /Nursing Homes. The logistics of providing the continuity of care at Home 24X7 can be very challenging; especially when patients and families would prefer to care their loved ones at home.
This is where…….we respond to your distress call.
Palliative care is a medical specialty focused on treating the pain and physical symptoms, distress of a life-limiting illness of patients and their families. It provides an added layer of support for patients at all ages and at all stages of any life-limiting or advanced disease, irrespective of the prognosis. The core aspect of this care is continued communication and coordination of treatment options to maximize the Quality of Life of your patients, according to the individual patient’s desires and wishes.
Dr. Dhiliwal’s Pain & Palliative Care Services has embraced Palliative Care as a service to patients and their families. Under the direction of Dr Sunil Dhiliwal, the Home-based Palliative Care program has interdisciplinary consultation teams. Patients with complex needs can be cared at Home/Hospital/Nursing Homes.
Management of Pain and other physical symptoms such as Nausea, Vomiting, breathlessness, restlessness, lack of sleep, decreased appetite, constipation etc.
Also involves management of Anxiety, depression and distress, providing psychological, emotional and spiritual support for the patients and their caregivers.
Management of Disease related Complications.
Management of Concurrent illnesses like Urinary tract infections, Respiratory tract infections, Pneumonia etc.
Management of Co-Morbidities like Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus, Cardiac Disorders etc.
We work closely with your oncologist and help you to continue with the treatment prescribed by your oncologist, monitor its complications and seek advice from your oncologist as and when required.
Patients with advanced illness and dying will be provided with the symptom control, comfort and support at home set-up and will ensure this phase of their life’s journey is peaceful and dignified.
Post Chemotherapy Symptom Management
Post Radiotherapy Symptom Management
Post Surgical Care Management.
Excellence in Patient Care as our principal focus, Dr. Dhiliwal’s Pain & Palliative Care Services has a mission focused on Clinical Services, research and education of the next generation of health care professionals and the development of new models of Palliative Care delivery.
To provide compassionate care for individuals facing life-limiting illness and their families, through quality medical, emotional, spiritual, and social support.
Make Home-based Palliative Care affordable, accessible, anytime & everywhere
Ensure Convenient Quality Medical Care by providing accessible care to the entire patient population at Home with life limiting illness like Cancer, Chronic Respiratory Diseases etc.
One Point Solution for Patient Care Services at Home
Dr Sunil Dhiliwal, Mumbai based Physician after attaining medical degrees, has done Research in Home based Palliative Care in Advanced stage of Cancer and has been awarded PhD for his work.
Dr Dhiliwal has worked in various hospitals in Mumbai, particularly in Tata Memorial Hospital in Department of Palliative Medicine for six and a half years. He was the head of the two home based palliative care team catering around 2000 patients annually. Currently Dr. Dhiliwal is a Pain & Palliative Medicine Consultant in Asian Cancer Institute, Sion, Kohinoor Hospital, Kurla, and Shanti Avedna Sadan, Bandra.
He also participates in several training programs and has several publications in Indexed Journals towards home-based palliative care to his credit. To provide home based Palliative Care services, Dr Dhiliwal has extended his reach to all parts of Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and parts of Thane Districts.