Medical Services Palliative Care Inpatient Care Find a Location Find a Provider Palliative Care Menu What is Palliative Care Meet Our Team Inpatient Care Clinical Services Resources FAQ Footprints Perinatal Program Advanced Care Planning Hospice Care Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship Curriculum and Application Meet Our Fellows Inpatient care is provided in a hospital setting. When symptoms cannot be controlled with routine care, a person may require extra assistance or more advanced medical attention. The St. Elizabeth Palliative Care Inpatient consultation service provides relief in situations where symptoms of a serious illness are not well-controlled. Palliative Care at St. Elizabeth can be provided in the inpatient setting at our Edgewood, Florence and Ft. Thomas hospitals. Our team focuses on symptom management and increased comfort, so that you can focus on what really matters with your loved ones. Contact Us Inpatient care eligibility should be discussed with your physician. If a loved one is admitted at a St. Elizabeth facility, please click "expand" to the right. If your loved one is admitted at one of our hospitals, or if you are trying to reach our inpatient team urgently, please call (859) 301-2000 and provide the hospital location. The Beacon Award: Excellence in Intensive Care The St. Elizabeth Edgewood MICU and SICU and the St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas ICU have received the Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN).The Beacon Award is a prestigious honor given to critical care units that exemplify excellence in a variety of areas: Leadership Staffing/staff engagement Communication Knowledge management and learning development Evidence-based practice Outcome measurement Patient safety and quality programs consider the Beacon Award to be a significant achievement in their evaluation process. It signifies a positive and supportive work environment, as evidenced by collaboration, higher morale, and lower turnover than other critical care units across the nation. The Beacon Award showcases the exceptional care St. Elizabeth patients receive through improved outcomes and greater overall satisfaction.