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Palliative and Supportive Care (Hospital Based)

Washington Regional Palliative and Supportive Care is a specialized service for inpatients of the hospital with serious illnesses. These services are focused on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain, and stress of a serious illness—whatever the diagnosis. The goal of palliative and supportive care is to improve quality of life through management of troubling symptoms as well as providing emotional and spiritual support. Services are offered by a multidisciplinary care team including doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers and chaplains to address needs you or your family may experience.


  • Help with symptom management such as pain, nausea, shortness of breath and anxiety
  • Patient and family meetings to assist with understanding of illness and goals of care
  • Social services support
  • Spiritual support

Who Benefits?

Patients who:

  • Have chronic, progressive or complex medical condition but may still wish to pursue curative options
  • Have pain or troubling symptoms that are not well controlled
  • Have difficulty managing the complexity of their medical problems
  • Have been diagnosed with a serious illness and need support with decision-making and treatment goals
  • Are experiencing psychosocial, spiritual or caregiver distress
  • Have experienced multiple visits to the ER or re-admission to the hospital in the past six months for the same issue
  • Would like to discuss Advance Care Planning options

A referral is required.


Washington Regional Palliative and Supportive Care
3215 N. Northhills Blvd.
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Telephone: 479.463.7363
Email: PalliativeCare@wregional.com
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