End Of Life
End of Life and Palliative Care Services
End of Life care refers to the health care a person with terminal conditions receives. Apple ford Homes assists individuals suffering from a life-limiting illness. End of life care or Palliative care will continue side by side. The aim is to support individuals in the later stages of life. Our service is unique because we allow the individual to identify the member of staff that they want to work with them. For continuity and efficient service delivery, Appleford Homes has a crop of highly trained, compassionate and very experienced staff teams. Appleford Homes has a robust monitoring system as well as Policies and Procedures available to staff for best practices.
Appleford Homes works in partnership with Specialist support staff with the pain management experience and provides emotional and practical support when required.
Palliative care can have many benefits at different stages not just at the end of life. Appleford Homes is open to your choices. Appleford home can provide specialist care support workers for all the support you need in the familiar and comfortable surroundings of your own home.
Some of the responsibilities of our Specialist support workers include;
Assisting with meals preparation; eating, washing as well as getting in and out of bed if required.
Liaising with appropriate community health care professionals.
Documenting and minimizing any discomfort.
Assisting with household chores like laundry, ironing, vacuuming and dusting.
You can request for this support at any point during your illness and alongside other treatments for as long as it is beneficial to you.