"Supportive Care and Symptom Relief"
Palliative Care focuses on relief from the symptoms and stress of serious illness. Through a holistic, patient-centered approach our team aims to improve the quality of life for patients and families. Our goal is to help those living with a serious, life-limiting illness live well.
Palliative Care is a recognized specialty, our providers work to ensure patients:
-Understand their illness and treatment options
-Have the support needed to make decisions about care
-Are pain and symptom free
Palliative Care is appropriate at any age and at any stage of an illness, in conjunction with curative treatments.
Patients who may benefit from this support include those who:
Will my insurance pay for Palliative CarePalliative Care is a recognized medical specialty and services are covered by most private health insurance as well as Medicare and Medicaid. If you are interested in Palliative care for yourself or your loved one, please ask your doctor for a referral. We work with your physician and other specialists to help ensure that your care is individualized to meet your special needs.
At St. Mary’s Healthcare it is our mission to ensure patients and families have access to this support throughout our healthcare system. For more information on how you or your loved one can begin discussions on how to integrate Palliative Care into your care plan: (INSERT THE CLICK HERE/INFO OPTION?)
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