Pain & Supportive Care

What Is the Pain and Supportive Care Philosophy?
The focus is to ease suffering that result from illness and improve quality of life for those with advanced and chronic medical conditions. Provide symptom management for those with physical, emotional, and spiritual suffering through patient centered relationships.

Who Benefits from Supportive Care? Anyone with chronic or life threatening illness experiencing symptoms due to the illness itself or secondary symptoms as a result from treatment for the disease.

How Do I Get Supportive Care?
Ask your doctor for a supportive care referral. If you have any questions, please contact 240-566-3031.

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Services

  • Symptom management – Management of pain, nausea, fatigue, difficulty breathing, changes in appetite, depression, anxiety, or any other symptoms resulting from disease or treatment for the disease
  • Communication and support for the patient and family – The team helps patients and their families make medical decisions and choose treatments that are in line with their goals.
  • Social Work Support – Our social worker provides emotional support, referrals to community resources and assistance with completion of advanced directives.
  • Pastoral Care Support – Pastoral counselors provide spiritual and emotional support.

Providers

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An Affiliate of Frederick Regional Health System

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