Palliative care may be a new term, or it may be familiar to you. For some, it feels positive. But for others, it can be scary, because so many people associate it with the end of life. Doctors and researchers define palliative care as specialized medical care focused on providing relief from the symptoms, pain and stress of serious illness, whatever the diagnosis.
OPSCare will always consider your values, preferences and needs, as well as those of your family and loved ones. Palliative care is not about preparing for the end of life. It is about empowering yourself to live the fullest possible life right now.
OPSCare have in place dealings with palliative patients, who require sensitive approach to the most sensitive times. We have experience team delivering Palliative care services, which have evolved to meet the particular sensitivities or providing care to individuals with life threatening illness. In these uniquely difficult situations, we do everything to ensure that we combine our experience with acknowledged best practice every step of the way.
All care staff involved with our Palliative Care Services also undergo specialist training to ensure we deliver the very best care in a sensitive and beneficial manner.
Palliative care services:
All Personal and Domestic Care Liaise with District Nurses for pain relief assistance BUT Specialist Care such as (Stoma Care, PEG Feeding, Bowel Care) are not provided.OPSCare team are always willing to listen, help and support in any way we can.
24 Hour Live In Care
OPScare understands that your home is where your heart is. Having a 24 Hour Live-in Care is the alternative to a residential home, this service provides you with a fully qualified Live In Carer.
Live in Care can be used as:
Short Term Rehabilitation Long Term care and companionship Specialist Care requirements Respite period to assist family members