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Palliative Care

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WellSpan Palliative & Supportive Care is designed to help relieve the pain and stress of seriously ill patients. Our family-focused program delivers care with compassion, respect and dignity so we can improve your comfort and quality of life. Palliative care can be provided at any time during a person’s illness.

How We Can Help

  • Care planning - help you determine treatment goals and design a care program for you
  • Treating the total person - support your physical, emotional, and spiritual care
  • Locating needed resources - help you find community resources upon your leave of the hospital
  • Simplifying communication - coordinating communication about your care with the health care providers involved in your treatment

Our team provides care for anyone with a chronic or advanced disease - regardless of life expectancy. The staff includes health care providers, care coordinators, social workers and a spiritual coordinator.