Our Services

Palliative care strives to provide you with:
 

  • Expert treatment of pain and other symptoms so you can get the best relief possible. 
  • Open discussion about treatment choices, including treatment for your disease and management of your symptoms.
  • Assistance with completing advance directives, including durable power of attorney forms for medical decisions and physician orders for life-sustaining treatment (POLST) forms.
  • Coordination of your care with your health care providers, including hospitalists and consultants.
  • Improved communication between you and your health care providers.
  • A smooth transition between the hospital and home, hospice or other health care services.
  • Emotional and spiritual support for you and your family.

Help with Symptoms

Palliative care provides relief from a variety of distressing symptoms. Some examples include: 

  • Pain 
  • Shortness of breath 
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Constipation​ 
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite 
  • Problems with sleep 
  • Side effects from medical treatments