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Palliative Care

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End of Life and Palliative Care

End of life care is a part of palliative care for people who are nearing the end of life and aims to help people live as well as possible and to die with dignity.

End of life care refers to health care, not only of individuals in the final hours or days of their lives, but more broadly care of all those with a terminal illness or terminal condition that has become advanced, progressive and incurable.

Palliative Care is focused on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness where a cure is no longer possible. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the individual and the family.

To support you and your family, Blue Angel Care Givers are trained to provide practical support. We work in conjunction with support agencies involved in your care (such the hospital, the General Practitioner, the local hospice, MacMillan nursing, Marie Curie nursing) to develop a Personalised Support Plan to ensure the provision of service to make life as comfortable as possible for you or your loved ones.

Our overarching aim is to ensure we:

  • Improve the quality of life for both you and your family
  • Assist you to live as independently and actively as much possible

Blue Angel Care Givers are trained in:

  • Administration of medicines
  • Assisting you manage your symptoms and any side effects from the treatment
  • Incontinence management
  • Feeding through tubes
  • Home ventilation and respiratory services
  • Chest physiotherapy
  • Use of nebulisers
  • Emotional support

What do you need to do next?

Call 0118 995 2 996 and talk to one of our Angels discuss how we can help you without any obligation, or contact our office using the contact form below to send us your request and we will schedule a free telephone consultation.

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