Palliative Care Services


We are dedicated to providing services that bring comfort and support to people with life limiting illnesses and their families.

Many people who seek our services have cancer, others may have advanced disease of the lung, heart or liver, advanced dementia, life-threatening stroke, advanced age, or head injury. Our services are open to them all and are free of charge and include:

  • monitoring pain and other symptoms

  • providing emotional support and education

  • helping individuals and families determine their desires for care and communicating those wishes to staff

  • watching over patients who are dying at the hospital and supporting their family through the process

  • providing planning and care for those who wish to return home for their last days

  • providing continuity of care and being available during every hospital admission and between hospitalizations for support or assistance by phone

  • assisting with completion of advance directive documents

  • helping with financial issues

Palliative Care Team


Our team includes: 

  • an advanced practice nurse certified in hospice and palliative nursing 

  • a counselor licensed in marriage and family therapy 

  • a clinical social worker 

  • a board-certified palliative medicine physician 

The team works together with each patient’s other doctors to provide an extra layer of support. This type of support is appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness.