Is Palliative Care the same as hospice care?
No. Hospice care is meant specifically for those approaching the last stages of life, while palliative care is appropriate for any stage of a serious illness.
Does the Palliative & Supportive Care Program care for children?
Yes. The Palliative and Supportive Care program cares for patients of all ages.
Is Palliative Care covered by insurance?
Yes, most insurance plans cover palliative care treatment.
When is the right time for Palliative Care?
Palliative and Supportive care helps you or your loved one through all stages of illness. This care provides the best outcome when introduced early in the process and provided at the same time as other medical treatments, such as pain management.