The Palliative Care Center Silicon Valley is now open and accepting new patients. Contact us at 1.408.277.7777 or email info@pccsv.org.

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What is palliative care?

If you or a loved one is living with a serious illness, you know how an illness can affect the entire person, body, mind and spirit, as well as the person’s caregivers and family. Often when dealing with a serious illness, the focus is on treating the disease. What about the many other ways a disease can affect a person’s life? That’s where palliative care can help.

Palliative care is a specialized form of medical care for people with serious illnesses. This type of care is focused on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain and stress of a serious illness – whatever the diagnosis. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and family. Palliative care is provided by a team of doctors, nurses and other specialists who work with a patient’s other doctors to provide an extra layer of support. It is appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness, and can be provided together with curative treatment.

Some of the benefits of palliative care include:

  • Expert pain and symptom management to improve quality of life and function
  • Patient and family-driven goals of care
  • Strengthened patient-family-physician communication and decision-making
  • Emotional and practical support for patients and caregivers as they navigate their
  • Way through the treatment process
  • Assurance of well-coordinated care across multiple healthcare settings
  • Spiritual support and guidance
  • Volunteer services for practical needs and caregiver support

The Palliative Care Center Silicon Valley offers patients with serious illness an array of comprehensive services in an outpatient setting. The new Center is located in San Jose. Call 1.408.277.7777 for more information or download the Palliative Care Center Silicon Valley brochure to learn more.

Even with the challenges of a serious illness, the care and support provided through palliative care can help you live every moment.

Hospice of the Valley address_block 4850 Union Avenue address_block San Jose, California, 95124 address_block 1.408.559.5600 address_block Email: info@hospicevalley.org
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