Palliative Care: What is it and how does it help?

Palliative care is all about what is most important to YOU as a whole person - not just your diagnosis.

Palliative care is a holistic, person-

What does palliative care do?

  1. provides relief from pain and other distressing symptoms (physical, psychosocial and spiritual)

  2. helps to manage the stress of living with a serious illness

  3. integrates the psychological and spiritual aspects of patient care

  4. offers a support system to help patients live as actively as possible and adjust to changes in abilities

  5. offers a support system to help families cope

  6. uses a team approach to address the needs of patients and their families

  7. helps to make a plan for end-of-life care

Learn More about our Palliative Care Team HERE

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