Locations Main Campus: Chesterfield, MO 63017   |   Locations
314-434-1500 314-434-1500   |   Contact Us

Center for Cancer Care

Palliative Care

St. Luke's Palliative Care Team ensures the highest quality of life for patients and families coping with life-limiting illness at any time in the disease process. The team includes a specially trained physician, a nurse, a social worker and a chaplain, and focuses on:

  • Integrating psychological, spiritual and social support for patients and families
  • Incorporating patient's goals of care across the continuum, providing coordination between inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Enhancing patient well-being by relieving suffering and improving the quality of life
  • Maximizing use of community resources to support the family
  • Encouraging caregivers by providing education, resources and support
  • Using appropriate resources that support patient and family goals

For further information, contact the nurse coordinator at 314-205-6100 ext. 5964.