Palliative Care

Palliative care is specialized medical care for peopleHand Holding with serious illness. This type of care is focused on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family. Palliative care is provided by a specially-trained team of doctors, nurses and other specialists who work together with a patient’s other doctors to provide an extra layer of support. It is appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness, and it can be provided along with curative treatment. SOURCE: Center to Advance Palliative Care

Find Services:  Palliative Care Service Directory

This website was developed by the Nebraska Palliative Care and Quality of Life Advisory Council with support from The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. It is intended to provide patients, families, caregivers, and health care professionals with information on what palliative care is and how to find it in Nebraska. To learn more about the Council and its activities, or ask questions about the resources contained on this site, please visit the About Us page.​


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