Tag: Hilary

  • What is palliative care?

    What is palliative care?

    Palliative care is care that helps people live their life as fully and as comfortable as possible when living with a life-limiting or terminal illness. Palliative care identifies and treats symptoms which may be physical, emotional, spiritual or social. Because palliative care is based on individual needs, the services offered will differ but may include: Relief of pain and other symptoms e.g. vomiting, shortness of breath Resources such as equipment needed to aid care at home Assistance for families to come together to talk about sensitive issues Links to other services such as home help and financial support Support for

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  • Need for Care Assistants for Expecting Mothers & New Mothers

    Need for Care Assistants for Expecting Mothers & New Mothers

    It was late last year, I was about 7months pregnant, i was in the expecting mothers group, at that stage I had become so weak that I couldn’t wash my clothes, do house work by myself and my appetite hard increased to a bigger extent, with all those changes I was all by myself and struggling to meet all my anxieties, at some point I got complications which almost damaged my baby because there was a lot to handle yet I was alone. A few months later I gave birth but this time round the situation just worsened. I gave birth normally

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