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Palliative care helps you and your loved ones improve your quality of life when facing a life-threatening illness. Palliative care is active, total care that focuses on the treatment of pain and other physical symptoms, while also addressing your psychological, spiritual and social needs.

The Palliative Care Clinic at Princess Margaret offers a wide range of services with the goal of keeping you comfortable and well cared for.

Your Palliative Care Team

You and your loved ones are the key people on your palliative care team. You will work with the professional members of your team to improve your quality of life. A number of different people may be on your palliative care team. You may see some or all of these people:

  • Doctor
  • Nurse
  • Occupational therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Social worker
  • Spiritual care provider
  • Volunteer​

Last reviewed: 1/27/2021
Last modified: 11/1/2023 5:40 AM
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