What is End of Life Care?
End of life care is a care service for those those have a advanced, progressive or incurable illness, and receive a suitable care plan so they can live as well as possible right up until the end. Golden Services provide 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 their life with a terminal or incurable illness in the Grove area, waste no time to get in touch with Golden Services for loving 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.
Even if you are not coming to the end of your life, thinking about your wishes makes it much easier to cope with when the time does come. Planning ahead for end of life is known as ‘advanced care planning’ where you will discuss your wishes for the final months of your life early. People who advance care plan usually only state their wishes if their condition is expected to deteriorate. Planning ahead for your end of life care in Grove allows you to make your decisions for the future without being rushed or having no choice. This way, 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 Grove, Golden Services are happy to help put your plans into place. When planning ahead for your end of life care plan in Grove, consider these steps:
- Starting the conversation with your loved ones and health professionals
- Exploring your options (where you will be cared for and asking questions)
- Thinking about your wishes and preferences
- If you are looking to refuse treatment, you will need a legal document called an advance decision to refuse treatment
- Legally appointing someone as a lasting power of attorney to make decisions for you
- Letting people know your wishes, whether it be through conversation or writing them down
- Ensuring you have a up to date will in place
Caring for Your Loved one
When choosing Golden Services for your end of life care in Grove, you can rest assured that we will truly take care of you with your needs as first priority. Golden Services 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 are here for you to provide loving, trustworthy and personal care in Grove to suit the individual. We know how some client’s may require additional help for their end of life care, and Golden Services are always here to ensure your loved ones are safe, loved and cared for dearly. For a professional end of life care in Grove look no further than Golden Services. We hope that should you need end of life care in Grove for you or a loved one, you choose us to receive the best quality care service for your final months of life.
Frequently Asked Questions About End of Life Care
We can provide palliative care in any setting that you like. Over the years our patients have chosen to have palliative care carried out in settings such as care home, private properties, hospitals and a number of others. With palliative care it’s all about making you feel comfortable in a setting that you want to be in.
End of life care is often sought by people who are in the last stages of a medical condition or life threatening disease. When you choose Golden services, we’ll create a personalised care plan that is designed to make you feel comfortable and provide you and your family with the appropriate support.
Our team at Golden Services have been offering palliative care to patients throughout Grove and the surrounding areas for many years. Working alongside your doctors and family, we’ll ensure all of your care needs are met. We aim to make you comfortable and we’ll provide all of the care and support needed to make you comfortable in a setting of your choice. If you’re thinking about palliative care or know someone who could benefits from it, then please don’t hesitate to contact us. One of our team are always on hand to assist.
No in addition to covering the whole of Grove, we also work throughout a number of areas such as Didcot, Wantage, Abingdon and many more. No matter where you might be based, our team of caters will ensure a compassionate, comfortable and professional service is provided.
There are two main differences between palliative and hospice care and these are defined by when they can be provided. Palliative care can be offered from diagnosis or at any point during treatment, where as hospice care is for people who are in the final stages of life.