Is Palliative Care right for You?


Do you experience…

  • Frequent doctor visits

  • Recent hospital admissions?

  • Are you kept from/unable to enjoy life because of your chronic illness?

Palliative Care is appropriate for a person of any age and stage of a serious illness and can be provided while the patient receives aggressive treatment.

What is Palliative Care?

Palliative Care is a specialized form of medicine that aims to enhance the quality of life of patients and families who are faced with serious illness. It focuses on increasing comfort through prevention and treatment of distressing symptoms. In addition to expert symptom management, palliative care focuses on clear communication, advanced care planning and coordination of care.

Palliative Care encompasses the whole self, caring for the body, mind and spiritual needs of patients and their families. It provides relief from pain and other symptoms.


Your Palliative Care service may include:

  • Physician
  • Registered Nurse/LPN
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Social Work Services
  • Advanced Care Planning Assistance
  • Spiritual Care
  • Pet Therapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Massage Therapy

The goal is to prevent and relieve symptoms so you can get on with your daily life.

Care where you need it.

At home, in the hospital, or at an assisted living or extended care (nursing) facility.

Common symptoms relieved by Palliative Care:

  • Anxiety
  • Pain
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Cough
  • Delirium
  • Diarrhea
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Insomnia
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Itching
  • Dry Mouth
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Difficulty Swallowing

Have you been diagnosed with:

  • Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • COPD
  • Renal/Kidney Disease
  • Dementia
  • Lung Disease
  • Parkinson’s
  • Chronic Pain or Discomfort

Call today for your Palliative Care Consult:


Palliative Care can lead to:

  • Fewer hospitalizations
  • Longer Life
  • Less pain, nausea, depression
  • Increased mobility
  • Improved quality of life
  • Better management of treatment side effects including chemotherapy and medications

Social Work Services can assist with your advanced care planning details including: Health Care Power of Attorney, Living Will, and Code Status Discussions.