Our Palliative Care Program is designed around providing specialized care for patients with serious illness to enhance their quality of life. This encompasses the whole self with focus on increasing comfort through prevention and treatment of distressing symptoms. We are an added layer of support to the patient and their caregivers. Not only do we assist with controlling symptoms but also to help our patients understand their treatment options and goals.
Patients who may benefit from Palliative services would have life limiting illnesses such as: Cancer, COPD, CHF, Kidney Disease, Liver disease, Dementia, Stroke.
The Palliative Care team is led by a physician that works very closely with the rest of our team. Our team may include: Nurses, Therapists, Social Worker, and Chaplain.