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Read about all things homecare below, including the latest care industry articles, advice, and company announcements, curated by the Cavendish Homecare Team.

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October 3, 2023 Palliative care

What to expect from a palliative home care plan

Palliative care is medical care for people with serious or terminal illnesses but is often confused with the end of life care. These are two different types of care, but they share some of the same qualities. Many people think that palliative care means […]

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October 2, 2023 Palliative care

Palliative care FAQs

Palliative care is an approach to improve the quality of life of patients, who are facing a life-limiting and usually progressive illness. Palliative care works to incorporating personalised physical, psychosocial, and spiritual care. The below are some palliative care FAQs asked when patients or […]

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October 2, 2023 Homecare Services

What is Palliative Care?

What is palliative care? Palliative care is a specialised medical approach aimed at improving the comfort, emotional well-being, and overall quality of life for individuals diagnosed with terminal illnesses. This comprehensive care focuses on pain management, symptom relief, emotional support, and spiritual guidance, ensuring […]

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September 28, 2023 Cancer Care

Palliative care for cancer

Cancer presents a significant challenge, affecting millions of lives worldwide, and bringing physical, emotional, and psychological challenges. In this article, we will explore the vital role of palliative care in cancer treatment, and highlight the benefits it offers clients and their families. Understanding palliative […]

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September 28, 2023 Homecare Services

What is the difference between hospice and palliative care?

Hospice care and palliative care both aim to provide better quality of life and relief from symptoms and side effects for people with a serious illness. Patients who require palliative or hospice care have a team that meets their physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual […]

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September 28, 2023 Palliative care

What are palliative care emergencies?

Unexpected clinical emergencies may arise abruptly in palliative and end-of-life care. If prompt medical intervention is not provided, these emergencies can impact a patient’s well-being and overall quality of life. Additionally, such situations can be highly distressing for both patients and their companions. It […]

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September 26, 2023 Dementia Care

Palliative care for dementia

Navigating Dementia and the Need for Palliative Care Living with Dementia challenges not only the individual affected but also their loved ones and caregivers. It’s a progressive, irreversible condition that gradually erases memories, disrupts cognitive abilities, and leaves the patient in a state of […]

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September 25, 2023 Hospital Discharge

Who is involved in the hospital discharge process?

During the hospital discharge process, you will have the opportunity to interact with a diverse team of professionals, each with unique expertise and abilities to assist you effectively. The hospital discharge team To alleviate any stress and ensure a smoother experience, it will be […]

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September 24, 2023 Post-Hospital Care

Common post-surgery questions

What are the after effects of anesthesia? Anaesthetics consist of a number of medicines that can cause side effects in some people. Your anaesthetist will tell you about any side effects you may experience after having a specific type of anaesthetic and measures that […]

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