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Palliative Care

Palliative Care at Medical City Dallas Hospital

The palliative care team works closely with your physician to provide support and resources for patients and families managing the path of a difficult illness. The team usually includes a trained physician, nurse, social worker, case manager, chaplain, dietician and rehabilitation therapist, all who provide assistance for:

  • Physical symptoms of an illness
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Counseling and decisions related to treatment plans and goals of care
  • Advanced care planning such as living wills or advanced directives
  • Coordination of care to rehab or extended care facilities, home care of hospice, and grief counseling and bereavement support

For additional information on palliative care, visit www.capc.org and www.getpalliativecare.org.