Results for "end of life"


    • CareSearch

      Life, Hope & Reality: Information for people living with advanced cancer

      Progress in cancer screening and treatment have resulted in an increase in the number of people diagnosed with cancer and the number of people who live with it for longer periods of time. For some, following intense treatment, the cancer may be cured, whereas for others it can spread or come back...

      Tags: canncer, advanced cancer, symptoms, emotional needs, finances, end of life, carer, lifestyle, social needs

      • CareSearch

        What is palliative care?

        Palliative care is a type of health care. It is provided to those whose illness cannot be cured. It helps people to live as well as possible while they manage their illness. Palliative care concentrates on maintaining quality of life by controlling physical symptoms, such as pain or si...

        Tags: palliative care, information, caresearch, dying, pain, quality of life, end of life

        • Media Watch by Barry Ashpole

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            End of Life Care in Prisons by Barry Ashpole This backgrounder (a supplement to Media Watch) focuses on the issue of end-of-life care in the prison system.  It is updated periodically as new articles, reports, etc. become available.  February 2018 Update &nb...

          Tags: barry ashpole, media watch, hospice, end of life, end of life care in prisons, prison