Palliative care is about improving the quality of life of anyone facing a life-threatening condition. It includes physical, emotional and spiritual care.
Information for babies children and young people who need palliative care
Information and support to help people with learning disabilities better understand thier or someone else's illness
Speaking to others about your illness and asking questions about your treatment
Information on how to talk about your illness with children aged from 2 to 16.
Information on supporting someone facing a serious illness including making sure you look after yourself
Information on being positive and how it could help you cope while still acknowledging your feelings
Information on coping with work, family or living alone while also facing a serious illness
Information on depression after diagnosis, including dealing with depression in children and teenagers and suicidal feelings
Information on driving if you are using strong painkillers and when and why you might need to inform the DVLA or your insurance providers
Information on finances if you're facing a serious illness, including organisations you can contact
This section aims to help if you, or someone close to you, has a serious illness and would like to travel
Information on managing emotional effects including relaxation, exercise and self-help
Information on avoiding falls, including risk factors for falls and telecare
Information on spiritual care, including finding someone to talk to and spiritual care needs
Information on the various charities and orgnaisations who can offer help and support to those facing a serious illness
Information on conditions caused by occupational exposure to asbestos and claiming compensation
Information on the medicines to be kept in your home and used 'just in case'
Including information on making a will, power of attorney, adults with incapacity, guardianship and intervention and advance directives
Information on arranging a marriage when you have been diagnosed with a progressive illness
Information on the body changes you can expect when someone is likely to be close to death
Information on end of life care, including issues around comfort, pain, emotions and medication.