Palliative care focuses on your needs, not your prognosis. It can be seamlessly added to your care even while you seek curative treatment. And it’s well-suited for any age and any stage of serious illness.
Our doctors, nurses and other specialists are trained to provide you with an extra layer of support tailored to your condition.
We help people live with and manage a wide range of diseases, serious illnesses and challenging treatments, including:
Palliative care is different from hospice care, which provides compassionate end-of-life care for patients and their families.
Our palliative care gives you an understanding of your treatment options, guides your care coordination and shares information on complex issues such as selecting who makes medical decisions on your behalf if you’re unable to.
Challenging symptoms related to serious illness include pain, nausea, poor appetite, difficulty breathing, anxiety and more. They all require expert care and we’ve designed our services to address them. Whether discussing difficult treatment options or planning future goals for your medical care, count on us to be by your side at each step.
Our inpatient palliative care team – physicians, advance practice nurses, social workers and chaplains – work with you and your existing medical team to ensure we meet your needs. At many of our locations, our palliative care teams are also available in clinic settings and via video visit.
You can continue to receive palliative care after you transition home if you meet the requirements for home care, are homebound and need skilled care. You can even get virtual palliative care over a video visit.