What is palliative care?
Palliative care aims to relieve suffering and improve the quality of life of people who have a life-limiting illness.
You don't have to wait until the end of someone's life to start palliative care.
It can be provided in many different settings, including:
The focus of hospice palliative care is to meet the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of patients and their families.
“We’ve been wrong about what our job is in medicine. We think our job is to ensure health and survival, but really it is larger than that. It is to enable well-being.”"