Why join Palliative Care sessions for a healthy life?
Palliative care is a type of medical care for people with serious illnesses. The goal of palliative care is to improve the quality of life for people with a serious illnesses by managing their symptoms and reducing suffering. Palliative Care Victoria can help patients feel better, be more comfortable and make decisions about treatment options.
Provide relief from pain and discomfort
Pain is a major symptom of many diseases and can be treated with medication. Pain management can be done in the home, hospital, or hospice.
Some patients have severe pain that normal treatments cannot control. These patients may need special treatment to help control their pain and improve their quality of life. Special treatments include:
- nerve blocks
- chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (nerve damage caused by chemotherapy)
- cancer pain
Helps people to make decisions about some of the hardest things
Palliative Care is an approach to care that focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. It helps people with life-limiting illnesses live as well as possible for as long as possible.
In other words, palliative care is like a metaphorical cloak or mantle that helps to reduce suffering by providing patients with knowledge, skills and support to manage their symptoms.
Palliative care can be provided at any time during an illness — even if it’s not expected to get worse.
useful in cancer treatment
Palliative care is focus on the quality of life. It can help you make the most of your time, whether you’re facing a terminal illness or not. As a cancer patient, palliative care can help you with:
- Breathing problems, like shortness of breath or lung congestion
- Pain management, including medication and other treatments
- Side effects from treatment, such as fatigue and nausea
And more! Palliative care can also be used for other illnesses such as heart failure and Alzheimer’s disease.
Palliative care provides both symptom management and end-of-life care
Palliative care is a type of health care for people with serious illnesses. It is given by a team of specialists who work together to make the patient comfortable, improve their quality of life, and reduce stress on the family.
Palliative care may be provided at the same time as curative treatment or after curative treatment has stopped working. It is most often provided in hospitals but can also be provided in patients’ homes or another location that works best for them.
Palliative care is a wonderful way to support people with a chronic illness, including cancer. It can be reassuring for families and loved ones to know that their loved one is getting the best quality of life possible. Palliative Care Advice Service can also help reduce anxiety and worry about what will happen if your health suddenly worsens.