End Of Life Support at Billie Care

Change can be disruptive and unbalancing, as can the process of settling into a completely new environment such as a hospice or hospital. Fully-managed end-of-life home care lets you or a family member stay at home, surrounded by loved ones and special comforts. Passing away peacefully, with dignity and within familiar surroundings, is what many of us would wish for. End-of-life care at home allows you or a loved ones to do just this, in the place you feel most comfortable and safe.

SERVICE DETAILS

End-of-life care, also known as palliative care, provides the support that is needed towards the end of someone’s life, allowing them to pass in the most peaceful and comfortable way. While some people spend their final days in a hospitals, hospice or nursing homes, end-of-life care at home has become a preferred option for those who wish to spend their last moments within their own home, and surrounded by their loved ones.

At Billie Care, we focus on promoting independence and respecting your dignity and privacy. Your dedicated care manager will work with you and your family to understand what your specific needs are and how the chosen carer can maintain those important boundaries.

What We Do

A fully trained carer can offer regular support with many tasks to make you or your loved ones feel comfortable and safe during what can be a distressing time. These includes:

  • Personal care – supporting with bathing and showering
  • Support with toileting, including changing continence pads or using a commode
  • Mobility support, such as help moving position in bed and help with standing or sitting – and using hoists when required
  • Administering or prompting medication, and supporting with pain management
  • Changing bedding and housekeeping duties
  • Preparing meals and snacks to taste and dietary requirements
  • Complex care such as support with catheters, stomas and PEG feeding
  • Ongoing companionship and emotional support