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Maybe you or a loved one has recently been told that you can benefit from palliative care. But how, exactly, can palliative care services help improve your quality of life?
Palliative care services improve quality of life for patients and their families and help reduce the suffering caused by the physical, psychosocial and spiritual aspects related to a serious illness. Palliative services begin with the diagnosis of a serious illness and continue throughout your treatment.
Who provides palliative care?
Palliative care providers specialize in providing you with high-quality care. Sometimes palliative care includes a team of specialists who can help you and your family, such as:
What can I expect from palliative care services?
Depending on your individual needs, a palliative care team can help you in many ways, such as:
If you think you or a loved one could benefit from palliative care services, talk to your doctor for more information.