To ensure you or your family member receives truly comprehensive care, the Rochester Regional palliative care team will listen to your needs and goals, and work with you, your family and your primary-care and specialist physicians to ensure those goals are met. Critically reviewing the medical, emotional, social and spiritual aspects of each case helps us set care priorities with you.
Inpatient palliative care services include:
The Rochester Regional palliative care team will re-examine all aspects of your care – taking a look at medical conditions, diagnoses, medications, treatments and symptoms – and incorporate your preferences into our recommended plan. Moving forward together, our palliative care team provides an extra layer of support and will advocate for the best medical care, symptom management and quality of life for you or your loved-one.
Palliative care services are provided along with other medical treatments to give patients the most comfort and control over their illness. By providing personalized, compassionate medical care and practical support we will help you and your loved ones maintain your independence, prioritize the things you enjoy and focus on the people you love.
Palliative care may be appropriate whenever there is a serious illness and one or more of the following:
The early addition of palliative care to a patient’s treatment plan offers the greatest benefits in pain management, quality of life and overall comfort and peace of mind.