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Palliative Care

Our inpatient palliative care program is accessible hospital-wide. A team of nurse practitioners, registered nurses, chaplains, and social workers are available to assist those who experience chronic illnesses. Palliative care provides symptom management, works toward goals of care, and provides support for loved-ones. When treatment options become complex, a dedicated team can be of benefit. The team will help to address pain and provide ethical guidance in decision-making. Our team works with your doctor to provide the best possible care.
Is Palliative Care the same as hospice care?
No, hospice care is meant specifically for those approaching the last stage of life.
Palliative care is appropriate for all stages of a serious illness.
Who benefits from Palliative Care?
•Anyone who has a serious illness affecting their quality of life or causing them
significant discomfort
•Anyone who has questions about their treatment plan or needs additional support
How can we access Palliative Care?
To begin palliative care, ask your doctor for a referral

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