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Palliative Care

Palliative Care is a special type of care for people suffering from serious illness with little to no chance of cure.

 

This type of care is focused on providing relief from the symptoms, as well as to alleviate the stress and anxiety that carers may feel due to a life-threatening condition.

Palliative, or end of life, care is aimed at improving quality of life – physically, psychologically and socially – of both patients and their families. It allows patients to comfortably live with a life-limiting condition.

Pearl Home Care’s Palliative Care is provided by a team of specially trained nurses and other professionals who work collaboratively with patients to provide them with much-needed support during the final phase of their life. A unique aspect of End of Life Care is that instead of focussing on a patient’s prognosis, it focuses on the needs of the patient. It can be provided at any age or stage of a disease and can be provided in tandem with any curative treatment.

Who can benefit from palliative care?

Palliative or end of life care at home can be provided to people of any age, who have a serious incurable illness. This may include motor neuron disorders, cancer, end-stage lung or kidney disease, and more. 

For some individuals, it is beneficial, right from the time of diagnosis and can be delivered alongside regular medical treatment.

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Palliative Care Services offered by Pearl Home Care

Pearl Home Care is committed to offering dependable end of life care at home to support patients and their family members in the best possible manner during the final days of the care seeker. Some key services provided as part of end of life care for elderly and people of other age groups include:

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Pain management, wherever possible, during regular medical treatment

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Up to 24-hour dedicated care to assist patients to maintain dignity and fulfil all their personal needs

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Discussion over end-of-life options

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Respite for family caregivers

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FREE Consultation

An in-home assessment and care plan estimate is completely FREE at Pearl Home Care. We therefore encourage you to get in touch with us to schedule a FREE one-on-one session to discuss your unique needs.