What is Palliative Care?
Palliative care is specialized medical and supportive care. It helps people manage serious, advanced and complex illnesses and get relief from pain and other symptoms.
Palliative Care vs. Hospice Care
Sometimes palliative care is confused with hospice care. When treatments are unsuccessful, hospice care is for people with an advanced, life-limiting illness. It focuses on comfort and managing symptoms until the end of life.
AnMed provides palliative care services at the hospital and does not do home visits or hospice care. Our team can answer questions and make a referral to hospice care.