If you or a loved one is living with a serious illness, you may need additional support to develop the right medical treatment plan for you. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, we offer comprehensive palliative care to help you and your family live more comfortably.
Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious, life-limiting illnesses. Our experienced professionals help relieve pain and other forms of suffering and create a treatment plan that makes sense for you.
You can receive palliative care:
Our goal is to improve quality of life for you and your family by reducing the stress of living with illness — whatever the diagnosis.
Our team can help you develop a care plan that supports the decisions you and your family must make during your illness. Consider palliative care if you need help with:
Anyone who is admitted to a Virginia Mason Franciscan Health hospital can request a palliative care consult through your care team. Our care is available where you need it: the comfort of your own home or in the hospital.
Our team of medical professionals works closely with your physicians and other health care team members. We visit patients to help:
If you need hospice care, our palliative care team can help you, your family and your physician know when that time is right and coordinate care with our hospice team.