Palliative Care

At GR, we provide those with a serious or chronic illness from the time of diagnosis throughout the course of treatment, care that optimizes the quality of life by anticipating, preventing and managing suffering. It's delivered by our interdisciplinary team of physicians nurses, chaplains and other practitioners to address the physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual needs of patients and their families. 

What Does GR Palliative Care Provide?

  • Provides relief from pain and other distressing symptoms

  • Enhances quality of life and may also positively influence the course of illness

  • Integrates the psychological and spiritual aspects of patient care. 

  • Offers a support system to help loved ones cope with stress during the patients' illness and in their own bereavement

  • Is applicable early in the course of illness, in conjunction with other therapies that are intended to cure an illness or prolong life, such as chemotherapy, radiation therapy, surgical procedures, etc.

Home Nurse Examining Patient