End of Life Care in Wantage

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 Wantage 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.

Planning Ahead

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 Wantage 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 Wantage, Golden Services are happy to help put your plans into place. When planning ahead for your end of life care plan in Wantage, 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 Wantage, 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 Wantage 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 Wantage look no further than Golden Services. We hope that should you need end of life care in Wantage for you or a loved one, you choose us to receive the best quality care service for your final months of life.

We also cover end of life care in Didcot, Abingdon, Grove and Radley.

Frequently Asked Questions About End of Life Care

+Why should I choose Golden Services?

When you choose Golden Service, you’ll be in the safe hands of our fully trained and highly experienced care team. We offer a comprehensive palliative care service and will ensure that all of your care and support requirements are met. We work closely with our patients families and doctors to ensure the right type of care is being provided.

+Do you only cover Wantage for end of life care?

No, in addition to covering the whole of Wantage. Our team of carers also cover a number of other areas including Grove, Didcot, Radley and a number of others. We believe in offering a comprehensive end of life care service, that will take care of all of your requirements.

+What is palliative care and what does it cover?

Palliative care is for those who are in the advanced stages of a an incurable progressive illness or medical problem. We’ll draw up a personal care plan that will support you right up until the end. Our team will ensure you remain comfortable throughout and we’ll support your loved ones as well as you.

+Do I have to have end of life care in a hospital?

No. When you choose Golden Services you can have end of life care provided in any setting or environment you like. Over the years we have provided palliative care to patients in hospitals, care homes, their own properties and many more. We don’t care where we carry out palliative care we just want to ensure your comfortable and your needs are met.

+How do palliative and hospice care differ?

We have been carrying out palliative care for patients throughout Wantage for many years. Our palliative care service can be started from diagnosis or at any point during the treatment to keep your comfortable. However, hospice care is primarily for anyone who is in the final stages of life and is ready to pass peacefully.