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Palliative Care

For patients who have serious illnesses, life-limiting conditions or chronic diseases, sometimes the pain can get to be too much. That’s why ProMedica offers palliative care.

The goal of palliative care is to offer relief and improve the quality of life of those who are suffering. It’s different than hospice care in that the goal is to help patients find the physical, emotional and spiritual strength to carry on with normal activities. To help patients live as comfortably as possible, palliative care helps manage symptoms like pain, fatigue, nausea, anxiety, and more.

Palliative care not only helps the patient, but caregivers as well. Our palliative care experts can help all involved better understand the particular medical condition, connect with resources, help analyze different healthcare options, and more.

Palliative care is offered at two ProMedica facilities and our team of experts include physicians, nurses, social workers, spiritual guides, home health care aides, pharmacists, and therapists.

Comfort Care at ProMedica Lake Park

Located on ProMedica Flower Hospital campus, Comfort Care at ProMedica Lake Park is our palliative care unit where those facing life-limiting illnesses are given compassionate care. Here we help patients live life to the fullest by controlling symptoms and attending to physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual needs.

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Provincial House Rehabilitation and Nursing Care Center

For those who need skilled rehabilitation and compassionate care, it’s here at Provincial House, conveniently located near ProMedica Bixby Hospital. At Provincial House, we want you to be comfortable – physically, emotionally – as you deal with your life-altering medical condition. You can count on our caring team to be there for you with whatever you need.

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Palliative Care at Toledo Children’s Hospital

The perinatal and pediatric palliative care program at Toledo Children’s Hospital works to enhance quality of life – in partnership with the child, family and health care professionals – by providing physical, emotional, psychosocial, and spiritual support when a life-threatening condition has been diagnosed.

Learn more about Palliative Care at TCH