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  • 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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