If your loved one is suffering with a life-limiting illness, Serenity’s palliative services can provide the quality of life every patient wants after deciding to forego curative care.
Palliative care is specialized medical care for people living with a serious illness. This type of care is focused on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of the illness. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family. Palliative care is provided by specialists who work in collaboration with the patients primary care physician (PCP) to add an additional layer of support. Palliative care is based on the needs of the patient, not on the patient’s prognosis. It can be provided along with treatments such as; chemotherapy, radiation, dialysis and home health.