Palliative care is specialized medical care for people living with a serious illness. This type of care is focused on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of the illness. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family.
Our team works with your provider to deliver the best care possible
Palliative care teams focus on quality of life
They treat people suffering from the symptoms and stress of serious illnesses such as:
Congestive heart failure (CHF)
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
…and many more.
Palliative Care Goals
The purpose of Palliative Care is to relieve suffering and provide the best possible quality of life for patients and their families.
A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, has shown that patients with a serious illness who received palliative care lived longer than those who did not receive this care.
Dedicated Palliative Care Team
We spend the time it takes to help you match your treatment choices to your goals. They will also make sure that all of your doctors know and understand what you want. This gives you more control over your care and will improve your quality of life.
The team will help you gain the strength to carry on with daily life. In short, palliative care will help improve your quality of life.