Palliative care is specialised care for people with serious or terminal illnesses. The support focuses on providing relief from symptoms, pain and stress of a serious illness and improves quality of life.
While some people receive palliative support as an inpatient in a hospice or hospital. Palliative care at home is the choice of most people, who want to stay in their home where they feel most comfortable.
Palliative care at home can involve: