Joint Commission releases "Speak Up: What you need to know about your serious illness and palliative care"

11/26/2012

Patients and the families of patients living with a serious illness may find help dealing with their emotional, physical and spiritual concerns by turning to palliative care, according to the Joint Commission's new educational campaign, which covers how and when to get palliative care, questions that palliative caregivers may ask, questions to ask palliative care providers, where to find information, and more. Free downloadable files of all Speak Up videos, brochures and posters (including Spanish language versions of the brochures) are available here.

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