Palliative Care

Guiding, Nurturing and Enhancing Quality of Life for Those With Advanced Illnesses

Consider Lakeview Palliative Care if you or your loved one:

Are homebound or find leaving the home to be extremely taxing, are receiving dialysis, transfusions, chemo, radiation, TPN or IV antibiotics, have an advanced illness, are transitioning to more selective, less aggressive treatment, have cancer and need symptom management, have a deteriorating chronic condition.

Palliative care works to improve the quality of life for patients and families who are facing serious or advanced illnesses. Our interdisciplinary team works with you, your family and your primary care physician to define your goals and wishes and complete your advance care planning, while respecting your choices. Lakeview’s compassionate, comfort-based care promotes quality of life, whether or not you choose to pursue curative treatment.

Call us at 651-430-3320 for a free evaluation and consultation with one of our palliative care team members.

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Guidance when goals of care change in:

  • Considering care options
  • Making decisions about quality of life
  • Interpreting the benefits and burdens of care, such as tests, surgery or medications

Support for both patient and family to:

  • Help identify what is important to you and your family
  • Encourage effective communication in complicated family situations
  • Promote well-being, peace of mind and the best quality of life

Management of difficult symptoms, including:

  • Pain
  • Nausea
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Constipation
  • Loss of appetite

Feedback from our patients and their family:

Daughter of a Lakeview Palliative Care Patient

A sincere thank you to you all for the excellent care and kindness you gave my mom. It meant to her, our family and friends to know she was so well cared for. You certainly all have a wonderful gift of caring to do the great jobs that you do, and I appreciate it!

Wife of a Lakeview Palliative Care Patient

The care my husband received was so wonderful and kind that I can’t thank the special people involved enough. You should be so proud of your staff!