Caring at Home

15th February 2024

Anticipatory Prescribing: information for patients and carers

Understanding the injections that you have been asked to keep at home.  Advice from a senior palliative physician

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15th February 2024

Constipation caused by medicines: Information for patients and carers

What is the best treatment for constipation caused by medicines? Advice from a senior palliative physician

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11th January 2024

Agitation and Restlessness in the Final Days: Information for patients and carers

Confusion, restlessness and agitation are common distressing symptoms at the end of life 

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26th October 2023

Moving someone in and out of bed

How to move someone into a chair or commode, or to the shower, and back into bed again

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15th October 2023

Moving someone in bed

How to turn someone in bed, and how to change the bed with someone in it

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27th April 2023

Caring for a breathless patient at home

Resources to support someone who is living with breathlessness

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10th March 2023

Nausea and vomiting: Information for patients and carers

How can I help my nausea at home before trying medication? Advice from a senior palliative physician

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27th February 2023

Caring at home - practical tips

A range of short videos and invaluable practical tips for families caring at home towards the end of life

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12th December 2022

What to expect when someone close to you is dying

Information for carers about what to expect as life draws to a close

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5th December 2022

Mouth care: Information for patients and carers

An overview of good mouth care and how to manage common problems

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