Palliative care aims to relieve suffering and maintain or improve the quality of life for patients facing serious, life-threatening or chronic illnesses.
Cook County Health specializes in an interdisciplinary approach, where we strive to enhance the physical, social, psychological and spiritual well-being of the patient and family.
Palliative care can be provided during any time of your diagnosis and treatment.
Among Our Other Services, Our Goal is to Help You:
Coordinate your health care team
Ease painful symptoms, including anxiety, constipation, difficulty breathing, fatigue and nausea
Provide consultations on medical decisions
Understand your diagnosis
Understand your treatment