We offer various treatment options for controlling and managing physical symptoms that may accompany serious or terminal illness. These include: pain, shortness of breath, nausea and more.
Relief of Emotional Distress
When faced with serious or terminal illness, many patients suffer from depression, anxiety or other emotional maladies. We provide patients with the tools they need to cope with emotions that may be fluctuating during this difficult time, including
- Other mood disorders
Navigating Stages of Illness
Upon diagnosis of a serious or life-threatening illness, patients and their families may have a hard time coming to terms with and understanding how this diagnosis will affect their lives.
Supportive and Palliative care providers can answer questions, and help patients and loved one's transition through the different stages of illness. Individualized treatment plans can be tailored to the patient's needs, especially if other primary disease treatments are not providing the benefit they hoped for.
Our patients have access to a chaplain or other spiritual advisor of their choice as part of our care team. We have the resources to assist patients and their families with the spiritual aspect of treatment at any time.
Planning for the Future
Patients stricken with serious or life-threatening illness must often get their affairs in order. This can be a stressful and emotional journey for all involved. Our staff of professionals is on hand to comfort patients and help them to take an organized approach to what may be some difficult, but necessary decisions.