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Palliative Care

Palliative care is specialized medical care that can improve the quality of life for a patient who is being treated for a serious illness.

At Banner Health, our palliative care program provides compassionate, comprehensive and interdisciplinary care that reduces suffering and optimizes quality of life by addressing physical, emotional and spiritual needs for patients and families experiencing serious illness. 

Supportive, Compassionate Treatment

Our palliative care team of doctors, nurses and other specialists are specially trained in symptom management and provide supportive treatment.

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Holistic Assessments

Assessing the patient and/or family in a holistic manner

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Patient-Centered Treatment

Including the patient and family as an integral part of the treatment team

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Pain Management

Controlling pain and other symptoms as well as relieving suffering

Quality of Life

Restoring the highest possible functional capacity for each individual and family member

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Providing psychosocial support

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Respect of Values

Providing all care with sensitivity to the cultural and religious values of the patient and family