Palliative Care Services In Camberwell
Organising palliative care for a loved one can be difficult and it requires a holistic approach to ensure quality care is provided.
Our carers allow you to be with your loved one, taking away the challenge of constant care.
Palliative care within the home means that your loved one is more comfortable and surrounded by what is familiar to them, as well as allowing for visits from family, friends and palliative care support without restrictions.
In Home Care provides clients with the opportunity to continue living within their home. We work with your choice of medical staff, palliative care specialists, allied health services and of course your family and friends to provide comfort, support and dignity to your loved one and family members.
What is Palliative Care?
Palliative care is care for those living with a terminal illness. As part of their overall treatment plan, we offer a holistic approach to care dependant on the clients individual needs.
The palliative care services may include:
- Providing medications that manage symptoms
- Companionship and conversation
- Support and assistance in decision making and coming to terms with illness and outcomes
- Care team coordination
- Personal care including continence care
- Support with pain management
- Assistance with mobility and transfer around the home
- Light housekeeping and meal preparation
- Caring for pets
- General errands
Quality palliative care provides the care, support and dignity of the client and their family. Our experienced carers support you and your family working together with the palliative care team and the GP, ensuring that your loved one can stay in their home.
Who is Palliative Care For?
If you have a family member who has a terminal illness, you may have been advised to look into palliative care. Essentially, this care is for people of any age who has an illness that cannot be cured. Our carers have assisted clients with illnesses such as cancer, MND, and end-stage kidney and lung disease to give them a better quality and more comfortable life. Palliative care is provided alongside other medical care. We believe that providing palliative care inside the home provides more comfort for you loved one.
Contact Us Today
If the time has come where you or a family member needs palliative care, we encourage you to give us a call and see what palliative care support services we can provide in your area. Our friendly and experienced team will talk to you about the process of getting everything started, and make time to sit down and discuss the support required.
Speak to us on 0409 939 180