What is Palliative Care?
Palliative care focuses on a person’s spiritual, psychological and physical needs to improve and maintain the person’s quality of life during their illness. Home care can be provided at any stage of a serious illness whether the illness is life threatening, chronic or is potentially curable.
We can assist with medicine management, and administering IV Antibiotics, IV Fluids, Subcut/Intramuscular Injections, Home Oxygen, Wound Care and Catheter Care. The Care About You team has the expertise to play an essential part in the continuing care required to help support palliative care clients within the community.
Who Requires Palliative Care?
Any individual suffering from a life threatening or life limiting illness may require Palliative Care.
Care About You, is passionate about providing a “person centred” approach to all home care planning. We respect the wishes of the client, friends and family when planning and providing for your home care needs
Our Palliative Care Services
Provided below is a list of some of the home care services we can offer:
- All physical support and care required
- Administration of medication
- Care of pressure areas
- Support with nutritional needs
- Co-ordinate care with medical teams.
Care About You can provide support from as little as 1 hour to 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days per year.