May 23 – 29 is National Palliative Care Week, which aims to raise awareness of the support, treatment and care people living with life limiting illnesses can access, including advanced care planning. Palliativecare provides holistic health care to people so they can live their remaining days how they want to, as well and as long as possible.
This week we are sharing the stories of family members, carers and health professionals involved in supporting loved ones and patients in their final weeks and months. By growing awareness and engaging in sometimes difficult conversations we can all be open and prepared to support loved ones living in palliative care.
Here, Ruby’s mum Tamara tells the… More