Depend on compassionate, experienced providers at Virginia Hospital Center for palliative care services in Northern Virginia.
What’s Palliative Care?
Palliative care helps you have a better quality of life and feel more comfortable when you have a serious or long-term illness. This type of care focuses on your needs and wishes while also providing support to your family.
Who Needs Palliative Care?
You may benefit from palliative care if you have a condition such as:
Complementary Care During Treatments
Be informed about your illness and understand your choices for care. You can choose palliative care as part of your individual care plan in addition to treatments that aim to cure or slow the progression of your disease.
Your palliative care plan helps you manage pain and other symptoms of your illness.
How Does Palliative Care Help?
Get care and support through all stages of your illness. Ask about treatment for symptoms such as:
- Difficulty breathing
- Loss of appetite
- Sleep problems
Your Care Team
In addition to doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners and social workers, we also work closely with the Hospital chaplain at Virginia Hospital Center to look after all aspects of your well-being, including mind, body and spirit.
Bereavement Resources Helpline
If you have a question about grief, please call Bereavement Resources Helpline at 703.558.6012 and leave a message. A licensed professional counselor will return your phone call.
To learn more about additional assistance, visit Classes & Events.
- Individualized Grief Counseling
- Drop-in Bereavement Group