The CarePartners Palliative Care team provides specialized medical care for patients who are living with serious illnesses. Regardless of your diagnosis, level of treatment or age, we can help you find relief from the symptoms, pain and stress associated with having a serious illness.
Improving Quality of Life for Patients and Families
Our doctors, nurses, social workers and chaplains work with your other doctors to provide an extra layer of support throughout your illness, which can mean many things, including:
Palliative care is appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness, and can be provided together with curative treatment.
Requesting Palliative Care
Palliative Care is a consultation service requested by your physician or health care provider. Here are some guidelines for how to request Palliative Care through your doctor:
In the hospital: Patients at Mission Hospitals can request help from our team. Ask your physician, case manager or discharge planner to call (828) 213-2513.
In a nursing home or long-term care facility, or receiving care from a home health agency: Ask your doctor to call us at (828) 255-0231.
Receiving outpatient care: Ask your doctor to call (828) 274-9567, ext. 2337.