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Palliative Care

Palliative care offers extra care and support for you and your loved ones while you cope with the challenge of a serious diagnosis. These services are provided during any phase of an illness, including active treatments such as chemotherapy. Palliative care addresses physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual needs, as well as facilitates patient autonomy, access to information and choice.

Pain Management

  • Relief of pain
  • Treatment of symptoms such as nausea, fatigue, breathlessness, depression and anxiety

Decision Support

  • Clarification of values and goals for ongoing care
  • Facilitation of patient and family care conferences
  • Psychosocial support
  • Ethical, moral and legal issues in decision-making and end-of-life care

Care Coordination

  • Coordination of treatment and care among doctors at all stages of illness
  • Coordination of seamless discharge to appropriate setting

Spiritual Support

  • Spiritual and pastoral care