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Palliative Care Program

Palliative care improves the lives of patients and families facing serious illness. At UPMC Chautauqua, we help address your concerns, assess the individual situation, and use our expertise to develop the best palliative care plan possible.

Here’s what you should know . . .
How can palliative care at UPMC Chautauqua help?

When you are on the front-lines of an illness, you need answers, relief, expertise, and support. Our team of physicians, nurses, social workers, and other healthcare professionals make sure that all of your questions and concerns are addressed.

Working closely with your primary doctor, we provide:


What can I expect from palliative care?


When is the right time for palliative care?

Palliative care helps through all stages of illness. It is best introduced in your early care, and is provided at the same time as curative care.

Is palliative care the same as hospice care?

No. Hospice care is meant specifically for those approaching the last stages of life, while palliative care is appropriate for any stage of a serious illness.

How can I access palliative care?

To discuss palliative care, please ask your doctor for a referral. UPMC Chautauqua can help you whether you are in the hospital or at home.

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