Advanced Illness Management in Southwest Michigan

Updates: COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccine, visitor restrictions

Due to the high volume of patients flooding our hospitals and emergency departments, wait times for many services are longer than normal. Some non-critical procedures and surgeries are being postponed. Please be patient with our staff as they work to meet the critical healthcare needs of our community. For non-emergencies, please consider these outpatient care options.

Don’t put off the care you need because of COVID-19.  Schedule your appointment online, call your Bronson practice or call a Bronson Care Advisor at (269) 341-7788. Many providers also offer video visits. Learn more.

Advanced Illness Management

We understand how overwhelming it can be after you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a serious medical condition. Advanced illness management provides specialized medical care to ease your pain and improve your quality of life. From children to older adults, we help patients of all ages.

Customized support for your chronic condition

As a patient, you will receive a customized care plan based on your physical and emotional needs. Whatever your wishes are, we will make sure that your desires are our top priority. We provide support for many serious illnesses, including:

Support for your symptoms

We help manage your pain so you are as comfortable as possible during every stage of your illness. Depending on your individual needs, your symptoms may be managed with medicinal, spiritual and/or emotional support. We help with many symptoms, including:

  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Stress

Your compassionate care team

You will be cared for by a team of physicians, nurse practitioners, social workers and chaplains. These specialists partner with your primary care doctor to provide you with an extra level of support for you and your family. Whether you need physical, emotional or spiritual support, your needs are our number one priority. In addition, if you need extra help at home, we will coordinate with home health and community services to make sure you can stay in the comfort of your home.

If you would like a consult with a member of the advanced illness management team, ask your primary care provider.

Plan for your future

Do you have somebody who could make medical decisions for you if you are ever unable to speak for yourself? A serious accident or change in health could affect your ability to communicate in a meaningful way. We offer one-on-one support to help you determine your wishes. Learn more about advance care planning.

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