Palliative Care

Palliative care can improve the quality of life of individuals, including their family/carer, facing problems associated with a life-threatening illness or condition, through the prevention and relief of suffering.

Palliative care recognises the person and the importance and uniqueness of their family/carer and serves to maximise the quality of life. It considers physical, social, financial, emotional, and spiritual distress, such distress not only influences the experience of having a life-limiting illness but also influences treatment outcomes.

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End of Life Care Program
Phone: 9222 0202

Last reviewed: 20-10-2021
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End-of-Life Care Program