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Palliative care is a medical specialty focused on the needs of patients with life-limiting illnesses. SSM Health Monroe Clinic Medical Group's Palliative Care team, including a physician, nurse, chaplain and social worker, is available for patients dealing with life limiting illness including those receiving curative treatments. We provide:
- Medical decision-making assistance
- Pain and symptom management
- Communication between patient, family and providers
- Emotional and spiritual support
Palliative care may be provided at any time during a person’s illness, even from the time of diagnosis. It is available to patients receiving curative treatment as well as those facing terminal illness. This service is available upon a physician’s request.
Palliative Care is located on the lower level of SSM Health Monroe Clinic Medical Group in Monroe.