Benefits of Palliative Care

Palliative Care is a specialized medical care for individuals with serious illness. Palliative Care is focused on providing relief from symptoms and the stress of having a serious illness. Our goal is to improve the quality of life for the patient and their family.

Benefits of Palliative Care:

Provides the best quality of life when one is in pain and suffering from an illness

Relief from pain, fatigue, shortness of breath, nausea, loss of appetite, constipation and difficulty sleeping

Helps enable you to carry on with your daily life

Improves one’s capability to go through medical treatments

Helps you understand your condition to make the best choices for medical care

Can be provided in a variety of settings including one's home, outpatient clinic or hospital

Covered by most insurance plans including Medicare and Medicaid

You are provided a team of professionals including, palliative care doctors, nurses and other specialists who partner and work with your doctors

You receive an extra layer of support care for you and your family

You’re provided expert symptom management and open communication about your goals and treatment options

If you are interested in Pinnacle Palliative Care, and reside within our service area ask for it. Please tell your doctor or nurse you would like to speak to our palliative care team.