Acadian Palliative Care
We care for people,

and people are far more than their medical conditions.

Opelousas, LA

Acadian Palliative Care

Serving our friends, neighbors, and communities in south central Louisiana with high-quality palliative care.

Acadian Palliative Care

At Acadian Palliative Care, we are more than an organization of palliative care professionals – we are proud members of communities across south central Louisiana. Compassionate, high-quality service is our mission. And to us, service means getting to know our patients on a personal level.

We Pledge To Be
Person Centered

We know the people we serve, understand their needs, and tailor healthcare to ensure the best journey possible.

We Pledge To Be
Quality Focused

We’re passionately committed to making healthcare better every day by leading the industry in clinical excellence and service quality.

We Pledge To Be
Community Minded

We empower our clinicians and staff to embrace the communities they serve, because the best care happens in the context of strong relationships.

How We Can Help

Each patient and family we are privileged to serve is unique. Our ongoing mission is to provide specialized medical care that focuses on quality of life for patients dealing with the symptoms and stress of a serious advanced illness–care that is appropriate if you’ve been given a diagnosis of one year or less. Care that can be provided along with curative treatment, if you choose.

Under the direct supervision of your physician, our palliative care team works with you and your family to provide the care you need. Dealing with a painful, serious illness is a challenging task. Our clinical experts offer an extra layer of support throughout a patient’s care continuum, increasing comfort, improving quality of life, and reducing avoidable ER visits and hospitalizations.

Care Specialties

  • ALS
  • Cancer Care
  • End of Life Care
  • Failure to Thrive
  • HIV
  • Life-limiting Illnesses
  • Liver Disease
  • Palliative Care
  • Stroke or Coma
Who pays for Palliative Care?

Medicare will cover the cost of palliative care services for those patients over the age of 65 who meet the program’s eligibility requirements. Medicaid and private insurance companies may also pay for palliative care services. Patients are informed of any possible out-of-pocket costs upon admission to palliative care.

U.S. veterans enrolled in the VHA Medical Benefits Package are eligible for palliative care coverage if they meet the clinical need for the service. Learn more at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs website at va.gov.

Our Quality

  • National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Member
  • TX & NM Hospice Organization Member
  • We Honor Veterans Level 1 Partner
For Physicians

Let us be an extension of your care. Our person-centered approach demands working with you to create the best journey possible for our shared patients.

Make a Referral  

If you would like access to our physician ProviderLink portal, please contact us today for setup instructions.

For Individuals & Families

Transitions are challenging — especially when they involve your own health, or the health of someone you care for. Discover the resources and support you need right in your own community.

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For Career Seekers

This is the way healthcare is meant to be. You can be empowered to provide the kind of service you can be proud of. Our emphasis on person-centered care affords the time and the opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives — every day.

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