Palliative Care

Enhanching the Quality of Life

Palliative Care

Call Us: 618-943-3302

Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with chronic and terminal illnesses. The care provided is focused on relieving symptoms and stress associated with these illnesses and establishing goals of care. Palliative care is appropriate for patients in all disease stages, and can even be provided to patients undergoing curative treatments as well as patients who are nearing the end of life. The goal of palliative care is to improve the quality of life for the patient and their family.

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Is Palliative Care for me?

If you are suffering from a chronic or terminal illness that causes pain, stress, shortness of breath, frequent infections, recurrent hospitalizations or any other complication, palliative care is for you!

Some of these illnesses include:

• Cancer

• Cardiac Disease

• Pulmonary Disease

• Kidney Disease

• Liver Disease

• Parkinson’s Disease

• Alzheimer’s/Dementia

• Stroke

what can i expect?

The LCHD Palliative Care Team offers home visits in Lawrence, Crawford, Richland and Wabash counties for you and your family’s comfort. The team will provide relief of symptoms and support to the patient as well as family. LCHD’s Palliative Care Team also assists with the completion of advanced directives. Palliative Care will improve your ability to manage difficult treatment regimens while helping you to better understand your condition and different choices for medical care. Providing you with the best quality of life is the LCHD Palliative Care Team’s top priority!


Lawrence County Health Department Rural Health Clinic

  • 2101 James Street
    Lawrenceville, IL 62439

  • (618) 943-6409
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Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST