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Palliative Care

Coordinated Compassionate Care

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Palliative care at Confluence Health is provided using a team approach and offered along with all other appropriate forms of medical treatment; including curative intent.

The Palliative care team includes specially trained physicians, nurses and social workers who work together with your primary physician to improve your quality of life.

Working closely with the patient’s primary doctor, we provide individual coordinated care consisting of:

  1. Improve symptom management
  2. Enhance communication
  3. Facilitate complex medical decision making
  4. Establish advance care plan if indicated or requested
  5. Reduce psychosocial and spiritual suffering
  6. Discuss prognosis if indicated or requested
  7. Coordinate care across continuum

Your team’s coordination and communication, combined with excellent medical care, enable you to maintain the most comfortable, independent and active life possible as you define and understand them.

How to request a consultation:

Tell your doctor that you would like the Palliative care team to provide a consultation.

This includes a meeting with you, your family and the Palliative care team. Consultations can take place during your hospital stay or when you visit the clinic.

For More Information:
Monday to Friday:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(509) 436.4008

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