Palliative Care services begin with a consultation. Once a consultation request has been received, treatment coordination begins.
Our consultants will review your medical record, and talk with your main doctors and other members of your treatment team. We then undertake a very thorough assessment of your medical situation, and make recommendations to you and your treatment team (see What is Palliative Care?). Our initial consultations are conducted by palliative care board-certified physicians and nurse practitioners.
A main characteristic of palliative care consultation is that, depending on your clinical situation and personal preferences, we can help you access professionals from a wide range of disciplines. Our interprofessional team includes experts from:
To access services from one or more of these professionals, please discuss this with your main palliative care consultant or call the palliative care office at (585) 273-1154.