WHO DOES YOUR ORGANIZATION SERVE?
Getpalliativecare.org provides clear, comprehensive palliative care information for people coping with serious, complex illness.
WHAT IS THEIR BIGGEST CHALLENGE?
When you are facing a serious illness, you need relief from symptoms. You need to better understand your condition and choices for care. You need to improve your ability to tolerate medical treatments. And, you and your family need to be able to carry on with everyday life. This is what palliative care can do.
HOW DO YOU HELP THEM?
Key features of the site include a Palliative Care Provider Directory of Hospitals, a definition of palliative care and detailed descriptions of what palliative care does and how to get it.
It also provides an interactive questionnaire to assist you in determining whether palliative care might be appropriate for you or a loved one.
The site is provided by the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) a national organization dedicated to increasing the availability of quality palliative care services for people facing serious, complex illness. We are the only organization in the country focused on providing health care professionals with the tools, training and technical assistance necessary to start and sustain successful palliative care teams in hospitals and other health care settings. CAPC is located at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City.
WHERE CAN WE FIND OUT MORE?
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