Providing care when you need it most
Serious illnesses require more than just care, they require comfort, too. Palliative care is provided to people living with serious illnesses, to relieve pain and other symptoms and to improve comfort and quality of life.
Palliative care consists of symptom treatment, emotional support and spiritual support, which help ease the physical and emotional pain and suffering caused by a serious illness.
Suncoast Hospice palliative care focuses on relieving your pain and symptoms through medications and integrated therapies that nurture your body as well as your soul.
If you are living with a chronic condition or have been diagnosed with a serious illness that has not yet reached an advanced stage, our palliative teams may help you find the comfort you need to carry on with your daily life. Suncoast Hospice palliative care services are available to family and caregivers as well.
Our palliative care services include:
Pain and symptom management by your care team of palliative medical professionals
Integrative Medicine to complement your medical treatment and bring you additional comfort
It's not unusual to have questions or concerns when dealing with a serious illness. We realize those concerns don't always come up according to someone else's schedule. That's why we're here whenever you need us.
Benefits of palliative care
Palliative care consists of symptom treatment, emotional support and
spiritual support, which help ease the physical and emotional pain and
suffering caused by a serious illness. Watch Dr. Guerrier discuss the
benefits of palliative care for his patients.
Hear stories from those we serve every day and the lives that have been touched and healed by Suncoast Hospice programs.
Sometimes, in the midst of the darkness of dementia, moments of light shine through. Clara Witt experienced such a magical moment with her husband. He had severe dementia and was under Suncoast Hospice care that included music therapy. He spoke to her that day after months of silence.