Specialized Medical Care for People with Serious IllnessesDuring a serious illness, the goal of palliative care is to prevent and ease suffering and improve quality of life for both patients their family.
If you're living with a serious illness, you may experience symptoms such as pain, fatigue (tiredness) or nausea. Treatments you undergo may even cause additional side effects. Palliative care focuses on providing relief from the symptoms, pain and stress of a serious illness so that you can live life more comfortably.
Our multidisciplinary team is specially trained to help you better understand your illness, plan for decisions that may need to be made and coordinate treatment provided by multiple caregivers. Your physical, psychological, spiritual and practical needs are all included as a part of your care plan. This holistic approach to care helps enhance the quality of life for patients struggling with serious, potentially life-limiting illnesses. Our team works with your doctors to provide an extra layer of support.
PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center
2901 Squalicum PkwyBellingham, WA 98225