When you receive Palliative Care at St. Francis, you can expect relief from pain, shortness of breath, fatigue, constipation, nausea, loss of appetite and difficulty sleeping. Palliative Care can improve your ability to carry on with your daily life and toleration of medical treatment. The Palliative Care team can help you and your caregivers better understand your illness and your choices for medical care. In short, you can expect the best possible outcome of your illness.
Palliative Care services are appropriate for patients of any age and at any stage of an illness and can be provided at the same time as curative treatment. Visit the Palliative Care web page for more information, or talk with your navigator.