The Supportive & Palliative Care Program at Brookwood Baptist Health
Brookwood Baptist Health is dedicated to providing advanced medicine combined with compassion and kindness. Our Supportive & Palliative Care Program uniquely focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. Registered
with the National Palliative Care Registry, our program takes a holistic approach and offers emotional, social and spiritual support for the patients as well as family members.
Palliative care is comprehensive treatment for the discomfort, symptoms and stress of serious illness. This specialized type of care treats both the patient and family - physically, socially, emotionally and/or spiritually to relieve any painful symptoms.
No matter the diagnosis, palliative care can occur at anytime, even during treatment. Serious illnesses can cause exhaustion, anxiety and depression and will affect your quality of life. There's no reason to wait.
Yes. Hospice care is for patients approaching the final stage of life. Palliative Care is appropriate for any stage of a serious illness whether the patients is at home or in the hospital. Unlike hospice, patients can receive palliative care during treatment. Ask about our bereavement program.