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Palliative Care in Utah

Palliative care is specifically designed for individuals who are living with a serious illness, such as cancer or heart failure. Our UT palliative care team maintains quality of life and provides emotional and spiritual support to our patients and their families.

What is Palliative Care?

Elevation Palliative Care in Utah has a dedicated, interdisciplinary caregiving approach to treating people with serious, complex, and often terminal illnesses.

Palliative care is a type of medical care that is specifically designed for individuals who are living with a serious illness, such as cancer or heart failure. The goal of palliative care is to provide relief from the symptoms and stress of the illness, as well as to improve the quality of life for the patient and their family. This type of care can be provided alongside treatment that is intended to cure the illness, or it can be provided as the primary focus of care for individuals who are nearing the end of their lives.

Palliative services include:

  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments

  • Primary Care

  • Preventative Care

  • Management of Acute / Chronic Disease
  • Minor Medical Procedures

  • Prescriptions to your Pharmacy

  • Immunizations

  • Medical Equipment

  • Mobile X-ray, EKG, Ultrasound

  • Mobile Blood Draws and other Lab Work

  • Referrals for Skilled Nursing, Physical and Occupational Therapy

  • Home Health Care Referrals and Oversight

  • Referrals to Specialists

  • Coordination of Care Between Providers

  • Coordination of Hospital Admissions

  • Post-Discharge Visits

  • Dementia/Alzheimer’s Care

  • Discussion and Coordination for End-of-Life Care

  • Mental and Behavioral Healthcare

Frequently Asked Questions
About Palliative Care

If you or someone close to you is considering palliative care, it's natural to have questions. To help you gain a better understanding of what palliative care involves and how it can be beneficial, we've compiled a list of frequently asked questions about palliative care.

How the Elevation UT Palliative Care Team Works

NP/PA, Physician, Nurse, Social Worker, Chaplain, Administrators and Primary Care Providers.

The Elevation Palliative Care Team operates through a collaborative effort of various professionals who work together to provide comprehensive care to patients and their families. This team includes medical experts, social workers, counselors, and other specialists who offer a range of services to address the physical, emotional, and practical needs of patients. By working closely with the patient’s other doctors, the team ensures that the patient receives the best possible care and support throughout their journey.

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