Your palliative care team may include a spiritual advisor or chaplain. Spiritual advisors can help you with questions that do not have clear answers. It does not matter what your spirituality or religion is. Your beliefs will be honored and respected.
You may want to talk to a spiritual advisor about:
Spiritual advisors can be a great source of comfort for you and your loved ones during your illness. They can also be there for your family and friends if you die.
If you are interested in talking to a spiritual advisor, be sure to tell your doctor.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Shelly R. Garone, MD, FACP - Palliative Medicine|
|Last Revised||December 29, 2011|