Who will give palliative care to me or my loved one?

Palliative care is provided by a team of professionals, including physicians and nursing specialists, social workers, pharmacists, nutritionists, religious or spiritual advisors and others. The team works together to offer:

  • Patients and their families with tools to manage pain, symptoms and stress.
  • An extra layer of support to families and patients.
  • A partnership between patient and family with other medical specialists.
  • A focus on the needs of the patient, not the patient's prognosis.
  • The best quality of life for patients and their families.

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1. What is palliative care?
2. Why is palliative care important?
3. Who is palliative care for?
4. How do I know if palliative care is what I need?
5. Why should I get palliative care?
6. When is the right time for palliative care?
7. Where do I go for palliative care?
8. Who pays for palliative care?
9. Who will give palliative care to me or my loved one?
10. What is the difference between palliative care and hospice care?
11. Still have questions about palliative care?