ASAP Symptom Management Program

Empowering patients and caregivers to manage symptoms and anxiety in a crisis.

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Anticipatory Symptom Assessment Pathways (ASAP)

Our Anticipatory Symptom Assessment Pathways program or ASAP, is a hospice program designed to empower both patients and caregivers in providing care measures that will help reduce a patient's symptoms and anxiety in a crisis.

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Symptom Management Guide

Easy to Follow Symptom Management

The program includes a symptom management guide for the patient and/or caregiver that is easy to follow. This guide, developed in collaboration with Traditions Health medical directors and other clinical experts, includes common side effects related to disease progression and medication regimen.

ASAP's goal is to empower both patients and caregivers in providing symptomatic relief care for individuals experiencing one or more of the following:

  • Hospice icon of doctor with bedside patient.
    Change in bladder function
  • Lung scan icon
    Change in breathing
  • Nausea and upset stomach icon
  • Assisting disabled patient icon
  • Dizziness icon
  • Pneumonia and coughing icon
  • Headache icon
    Increase in confusion
  • Difficulty breathing and throat soreness icon
    Increase in saliva
  • Heart disease icon of a man holding chest.
    Itchy skin
  • Hospice icon of doctor with bedside patient.
    Mouth ulcers
  • Nausea and upset stomach icon
    Nausea and vomiting
  • COPD icon
  • Loss of appetite icon
    Poor appetite
  • Person on palliative care icon
    Rapid change or decline
  • Joint or shoulder pain icon
    Wound odor
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Our Hospice Care Team

Under the direction of a physician, the Traditions Health team offers a caring atmosphere that addresses the physical, emotional, and physical well-being of our patients. Our goal is to ensure that patients live their life to the fullest and that family members and caregivers are supported.

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Impact of the

ASAP Program

  • Empowers patients, families, and caregivers with symptom management knowledge guided by the hospice team
  • Reduces unnecessary hospitalization due to delayed symptom management
  • 24/7 access to an expert hospice care team that can provide additional symptom management support


Close to Home

Traditions Health continues to expand across the country offering access to quality care to those in need. As we expand, we remain committed to the same values on which we were founded—prioritizing patient-focused, compassionate care, while building strong relationships in the communities we serve.

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Our Commitment

We’re here when you need us. Traditions Health is available for you, your family and caregivers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We provide care and support to help you maintain the highest quality of life possible.