Experience Comfort and Compassion 为病人着想. 为了家庭. 对生活.

Daughter kissing senior father无论你的年龄, or the stage or prognosis of your condition, palliative care may be used in conjunction with curative treatment to relieve pain, manage symptoms and generally improve your quality of life. Our team addresses a wide range of needs – physical, 情感, social or spiritual – and offers support for you and your family. Palliative care is not limited to end of life and can be an important piece of your overall treatment plan. 

The focus of palliative care is to treat symptoms and improve quality of life for people living with a serious illness. 相反, hospice care is designed to give supportive care to patients in the final phase of a terminal illness.

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Making a Difference for Everyone

通常, palliative care can improve quality of life by addressing the intellectual, 情感, social or spiritual needs of patients suffering from a serious or chronic condition. Palliative care is offered alongside curative medical treatment.

另一方面, hospice is a type of end-of-life care where the focus shifts from medical interventions seeking a cure, to more comfort-focused care, where support for patients and their families is the main objective. 最重要的是, it gives patients control over how they are cared for near the end of their lives and where they choose to be.

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Support for You and Your Family

Palliative care can begin as soon as you or a loved one are diagnosed with a chronic or advanced illness, even during an aggressive treatment plan. You can expect to experience a variety of benefits, including:

  • Fewer hospitalizations
  • Less chance of readmission
  • Fewer stays in the ICU
  • Management of treatment side effects
  • Improved quality of life
  • 增加流动性
  • 寿命延长

Making Every Moment Count

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Palliative care is specialized, life-affirming medical care focused on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness, with the goal of improving quality of life for both you and your family.

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Hospice care provides comprehensive comfort care for a person with a terminal illness in which the doctor believes he or she has 6 months or less to live if the illness runs its natural course.

Schedule an Appointment

If you or a family member can benefit from palliative care, please contact the Palliative 临终关怀 Coordinator at 740-687-8654.