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How palliative live-in care helps you take those meaningful steps

Following Tessa Jowell's inspirational speech, find out how palliative live-in care can help support comfort and self-determination at the end of life.

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26 July 2018
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How to Care for an End of Life Client

Live-in Care is suitable for people at different stages of their adult life, enabling them to continue living comfortably at home with the support they need to properly manage their condition or disability. This choice is also extended to those who have been diagnosed with terminal conditions.

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05 December 2017
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Supporting Those At End Of Life

Carer Blog Series continues with a sometimes hard to talk subject, end of life care.

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27 July 2017
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Dementia patients 'lack proper care'

A new report, released by two charities, Marie Curie and Alzheimer’s Society, has revealed that dementia sufferers are not always getting high-quality care at the end of their life.

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08 December 2014

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Class divisions affecting choice of palliative care

A recent major NHS study by Public Health England has shown that class divisions affect people’s access to the type of palliative care they desire. The research showed that those who are married are more likely to have the option of spending their final days at home, surrounded by their families, whilst those who are single or divorced are more likely to die in hospital.

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09 December 2013

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Palliative care for dementia patients under scrutiny

New research supported by Sue Ryder shows that end of life care for the terminally ill – especially those with dementia – can be dependent on “arbitrary” factors, such as age, ethnicity and location.

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23 June 2013

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British Geriatric (BGS) Newsletter “Improving end of life care at home” – April/May 2011

There are around 750,000 people in the United Kingdom currently spending their last months of life with advanced dementia, and it is clear that such individuals require very specific and tailored end of life care.

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08 March 2012

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End of life care

End of life care helps many elderly people through their final days. In simple terms, end of life care means the care, treatment and support that is provided to help someone to live as well as possible before they die.

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22 May 2011