Palliative care seeks to provide relief and provide the best possible quality of life for patients and their families. Care is delivered by a multi-disciplinary team, where everyone works together to support patient and families through the illness journey. A customisable care plan for patients when in face of serious, life-threatening illnesses such as:
Palliative care is appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness. With the aim of improving quality of life of both patients and the family/caregivers, palliative care focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of the illness which may arise. Symptoms may include pain, shortness of breath, constipation, loss of appetite.