Palliative care is:
Palliative care can help increase a person's ability to cope with the rigors of treatment and maintain the best possible physical and emotional functioning. Palliative care can help relieve symptoms such as:
The services we provide include:
Will my own physician(s) continue to be involved?
Yes. Our team will provide consultation to your regular physician who will continue to manage your care.
How does palliative care differ from hospice?
Palliative care is provided throughout your illness, in conjunction with active treatment like radiation therapy or other medical therapy. If needed, we can help with a transition to hospice.
If an illness progresses to an advanced stage where end of life care is necessary, treatment to relieve pain and other symptoms continues. The goal is to help all individuals live life to its fullest.
Palliative Medicine Clinic – Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Palliative Care – Mercy Hospital
Palliative Care – United Hospital