If you have been told you may not get better from a condition you have, Palliative care is an option offered by Olive Tree Care for people living with a terminal illness where a cure is no longer possible. It’s also for people who have a complex illness and need their symptoms controlled. Although these people usually have an advanced, progressive condition, this isn’t always the case.
Palliative care aims to treat or manage pain and other physical symptoms. It will also help with any psychological, social or spiritual needs. Palliative care includes caring for people who are nearing the end of life. This is called end of life care.
The goal of palliative care is to help you and everyone affected by your illness to achieve the best quality of life. You might receive palliative care alongside particular treatments, such as chemotherapy or radiotherapy.
• Improves quality of life
• provides relief from pain and other distressing symptoms
• supports life and regards dying as a normal process
• combines psychological and spiritual aspects of care
• offers a support system to help people live as actively and comfortably as possible until death
• uses a team approach to address the needs of the person who is ill and their families
• also applies to the earlier stages of illness, alongside other therapies that are aimed at prolonging life
Olive Tree Care provide a very person-centered and outcome focused approach to care and support with service users who have mental health problems, personality disorders, significant challenging behaviour and associated complex needs.
Olive Tree Care provides services for domiciliary care. To the healthcare sector, we bring a friendly, caring service that aims to offer nothing less than the highest standards of care. Our ethos is to make our clients feel safe and cared for, with 100% dedication, commitment, and professionalism from our staff.
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