End of Life Care
Honeybee Homecare can provide end of life care for those who are approaching the last months or years of their life. We deliver this care with the utmost sensitivity and dignity, making sure that your loved one is as comfortable as possible, right up until their last days and hours.
Our experienced and trusted carers are able to offer support for your loved one, and for you and your family, who we know will be going through an extremely difficult time. It is completely understandable that you may not be able to give your loved one all the care that they need yourself, which is where we can help.
Speak to our team today about end of life care, to learn more about the comfort and support that we can offer in this difficult time. Call us on 01926 290 405.
What does End of Life Care Involve?
End of life care, also sometimes referred to as palliative care, is specialised medical care for people with serious or terminal illnesses. Whether your journey in life is predicted to come to an end in months, days, or hours, we provide end of life care to make sure it is as painless as possible. End of life care helps a person to live as well as possible until they die, and to die with dignity. Not only this, but it is to help the family and loved ones of that person, reducing the emotional effects after they have passed away.
When supporting families with end of life care, our carers always take the wishes of the client and the family into consideration. We understand that each person is unique, and treat every family and client with the respect they deserve. We can come out to your home as and when you require, to make sure that the client is comfortable and all of their needs are met. Being in the familiar surroundings of their own home, the client can take comfort in the fact that they are surrounded by loved ones and in a place where they feel safe.
Why Choose HoneyBee HomeCare For End of Life Care
End of Life Care
We understand that with terminal illnesses, symptoms can change very suddenly. The need to arrange end of life care can be very urgent, even more so if a person is in pain or distress. If you need urgent support with end of life care, get in touch with our team and we will do all we can to get a carer to you as soon as possible.
Choosing Honeybee for end of life care guarantees you a service delivered by well-trained, well-supported and well-mannered carers. It is our sole motivation to ensure that your loved one is as comfortable as possible at the end of their life.
To arrange end of life care today, please get in touch with our team either online or by phone.
Call us on 01926 290 405 or fill out our online contact form and we will get back to you ASAP.
We Are Dignity Champions
We are very passionate about care at Honeybee, so much so that we have signed up to be Dignity Champions. A Dignity Champion is somebody that is prepared to uphold the dignity of their clients and follow the 10 ‘Dignity Do’s’.
To learn more about Dignity Champions, visit: https://www.dignityincare.org.uk/
End Of Life Care FAQs
End of life care should begin when you need it and may last a few days, or for months or years. People in lots of different situations can benefit from end of life care. Some of them may be expected to die within the next few hours or days. Others receive end of life care over many months.
The five priorities focus on: recognising that someone is dying; communicating sensitively with them and their family; involving them in decisions; supporting them and their family; and creating an individual plan of care that includes adequate nutrition and hydration.
Palliative care involves treatment of individuals who have a serious illness in which a cure or complete reversal of the disease and its process is no longer possible. End-of-life care is a portion of palliative care that is directed toward the care of persons who are nearing end of life.
End of life care includes physical, emotional, social, and spiritual support for patients and their families. The goal of end-of-life care is to control pain and other symptoms so the patient can be as comfortable as possible. End of life care may include palliative care, supportive care, and hospice care.
During such a difficult time of bereavement, our team will be on hand to offer a range of support, from information to support groups. We understand that during such times, decisions will need to be made and we ensure complete respect for your confidentiality, needs and wishes.
We provide ongoing training for all members of staff on a regular basis. In addition, all employees are trained to the minimum national standards required by local regulatory bodies. We encourage our staff to grow personally and attend additional training courses. Special training is also provided to staff to make sure that they are fully trained to care for more complex needs.
End of life care is a type of medical treatment for those who are suffering from a terminal illness. End of life care can be provided with your sickness or condition’s therapy. Its goal is to alleviate the symptoms and stress of serious illness. The care team strives to alleviate or prevent suffering, improve the patient’s and family’s quality of life, and assist patients and their families in making tough health-care decisions. When a patient chooses to have treatment for a serious illness or is nearing the end of life, care is a great option. End of life care is a good option for people with serious illnesses including dementia, cancer, heart failure and chronic obstructive lung disease.
End of life care may be ideal for you if you’re having problems managing discomfort from a serious illness. People who suffer from cancer, heart disease, lung disease, or kidney failure may endure mental or physical discomfort as a result of their condition. You don’t have to wait until your sickness is advanced or you’re nearing the end of your life to begin end of life care. If you’re thinking about having palliative care, you can speak to Honeybee homecare to discuss your options and whether it is the right choice for you. You can request a recommendation from your health care practitioner if he or she does not recommend it if you would like more information from a professional who knows about your condition.
Palliative care has been shown in studies to provide numerous advantages for both patients and their relatives. Palliative care patients experience fewer symptoms, more emotional support, and higher patient and family satisfaction, according to this research.
Despite what the name might suggest, not always. End of life care aims to alleviate symptoms such as pain, breathing problems, and nausea, among others, as well as decrease stress in patients and their families. Palliative care can be utilised at any time after a serious illness has been diagnosed.
End of life care can be provided to complement current treatment and care. The palliative care team will work with current health care workers to provide specific treatments and care plans. End of life care helps to improve the quality of life for you and everyone around you.