Presenter Information

Marie Eaton

Event Type

PowerPoint Presentation

Location

Rotary Club of Bellingham

Start Date

13-3-2017 12:00 PM

End Date

13-3-2017 1:00 PM

Keywords

Palliative care, Advance care planning

Description

What is Palliative Care?

  • Specialized care for people living with chronic and serious illness.
  • Goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family when cure is not possible.
  • Focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness
  • Provided by an interdisciplinary team of palliative care doctors, nurses, social workers, chaplains, family members and others who work together to provide an extra layer of support.
  • Appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness and can be provided along with curative treatment

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Mar 13th, 12:00 PM Mar 13th, 1:00 PM

It Always Seems Too Early, Until It’s Too Late

Rotary Club of Bellingham

What is Palliative Care?

  • Specialized care for people living with chronic and serious illness.
  • Goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family when cure is not possible.
  • Focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness
  • Provided by an interdisciplinary team of palliative care doctors, nurses, social workers, chaplains, family members and others who work together to provide an extra layer of support.
  • Appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness and can be provided along with curative treatment

 

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