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.