End of Life Care
We are here to help you.
End of Life Care in Abingdon
Caring and Compassionate End of Life Care in Abingdon
Here at Golden Services Care, we understand that planning end of life care for yourself or your loved one can be upsetting, that is why our team aim to provide caring, compassionate and dignified end of life care for individuals who live in and around Abingdon. Our team have provided Abingdon and the surrounding areas with quality care services for a number of years now and are well known throughout the area for the high-quality and personal end of life care plans that we offer. With our good Care Quality Commission report, you can trust that you or loved ones will be in safe hands should you need end of life care in Abingdon. We provide specialist home care to individuals who suffer a number of advanced, progressive and incurable illnesses, our person-centred care plans ensures that individual needs and requirements are met during our care.
Frequently Asked Questions About End of Life Care
End of life care includes palliative care. If you have an illness that cannot be cured, palliative care makes you as comfortable as possible, by managing your pain and other distressing symptoms. It also involves psychological, social and spiritual support for you and your family or carers.
End of life care is approached holistically, with several different agencies involved to manage all aspects of your care. The multidisciplinary team may include carers, GPs, community nurses, social care staff, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.
End of life care can be carried out in any setting or facility you like. Some of the most common places to have end of life care are at home, the hospital, care home and a number of other settings. Palliative care, or end of life care, isn’t there to be rigid, it is there to make the service user as comfortable as possible right up until the end.
Palliative doctors and care teams have concerns regarding who you are, not just your illness, they understand that people who are seriously sick can be frightened and unsure of themselves when making medical decisions. At Golden Services Care we understand that there’s not always a right or wrong answer and that your care needs and wishes may change over time. Palliative doctors also consider this when it comes to helping develop a treatment plan.
Palliative care is whole-person care which helps to relieve symptoms of a disease or a disorder. Hospices provide a specific type of palliative care for people who are likely to have 6 months or less to live. To sum this up, hospice care is always palliative but not all palliative care takes place in a hospice.
Yes, your palliative doctor will coordinate your care with your other doctors and help to care for you with a care system for your requirements.
What is End of Life Care?
End of life care is a care service for those who have advanced, progressive and incurable illnesses. Service users will receive a suitable care plan so they can live as well as possible right up until the end. Golden Services Care provides support and assistance to meet the needs of both the individual who is coming to the end of their life and their loved ones ensuring complete comfort and assurance throughout. We are here to remove any stress or pain during this difficult situation, allowing you to spend as much time with your loved ones as possible. If you or your loved one is coming to the end of life with a terminal or incurable illness in the Abingdon area, waste no time to get in touch with Golden Services Care for loving, compassionate and professional care. We will ensure that both you and your loved ones are fully taken care of during this time to avoid any unnecessary extra stress or emotional pain.
Our Home Carers in Abingdon
The home care workers who work for Golden Services Care throughout Abingdon and the surrounding areas, take great providing quality and loving end of life care to service users. Each member of the care teamwork in ways different to one another, but each one goes above and beyond to deliver a unique and unparalleled service to our clients. We aim to match service users with carers who they are comfortable with and bond with. If any of our clients in Abingdon are ever unhappy with the service they are receiving, our door is always open to discuss the situation, offer impartial advice and/or step in if needed. All of our clients (and their families) can speak to us in confidence and we will do our best to resolve the situation quickly and efficiently so their happiness doesn’t waver.
Even if you are not coming to the end of your life, thinking about your wishes in advance can save stress and worry if the time comes. Planning ahead for end of life is known as ‘Advanced Care Planning’, and allows you to discuss your wishes for the final stages of your life. This means you will receive not only the quality of care but care plan you wish, and it is all your choice. If you are looking for professional advice for your advanced care planning in Abingdon , Golden Services Care are happy to help put your plans into place. When planning ahead for your end of life care plan in Abingdon, consider these steps:
- Starting the conversation with your loved ones and health professionals
- Exploring your options around available care
- Thinking about your wishes and preferences
- If you wish to refuse treatment, you will need legal documents known as an Advance Decision and a “Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation” (DNACPR) in place
- Appointing a Lasting Power of Attorney who can make decisions on your behalf if you are unable to
- Letting people know your wishes, whether it be through conversation or writing them down
- Ensuring you have an up to date will in place
How Golden Services Care Can Help Care For Your Loved One
When choosing Golden Services Care for your end of life care in Abingdon, you can rest assured that we will truly take care of you with your needs as a first priority. Golden Services Care will work closely with both you and your loved ones to ensure all of your needs are fully taken care of and you are receiving the best standard of care. Whether you are looking to put a plan in place for when the time comes or are seeking your end of life care, Golden Services Care are here for you to provide loving, compassionate, and trustworthy persona centred end of life care plans. We know that some clients may require additional help for their end of life care and Golden Services Care are always here to ensure your loved ones are safe, loved and cared for dearly.
For End of Life Care in Abingdon Contact Golden Services Care
For professional end of life care in Abingdon look no further than the team at Golden Services Care. We hope that you should never need end of life care for you or your loved ones, but if you do be sure to speak to the team at Golden Services Care, we aim to make the end of life as comfortable and as high quality as possible.