Garrett Regional Medical Center offers palliative care for patients who suffer from acute or chronic pain from a 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.
Using a comprehensive evaluation, our trained health care professionals provide the highest quality advanced treatment to provide an extra layer of support for the patient. Palliative care can be provided in a variety of settings, including the hospital, the outpatient clinic, and at home. Patients who suffer from pain or other symptoms due to a serious illness can get relief that can help them carry on with their daily life. Overall, palliative care improves a patient’s ability to go through medical treatments by helping them better understand their condition and their options for care.