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A Helping Hand at Home: The Role of CH24’s Home Carers

What is the meaning of home carer? A home carer, often referred to as a home caregiver or home health aide, is a trained professional or a compassionate individual who provides essential care and support to individuals in the comfort of their own homes. The primary role of a home carer is to assist individuals […]

Enhancing Quality of Life Our Palliative Care Services at CH24

What does palliative care mean for a patient? Palliative care is a specialised approach to healthcare that focuses on improving the quality of life for patients who are facing serious illnesses or conditions. It is not limited to end-of-life care, as it can be provided at any stage of a serious illness. Palliative care means […]

Comprehensive Guide to Palliative Care

What Is Palliative Care? Palliative care is a holistic approach to healthcare that focuses on improving the quality of life for individuals facing serious illnesses. Unlike traditional medical treatments that often concentrate solely on curing diseases, palliative care encompasses a broader spectrum of care that addresses not only the physical symptoms but also the emotional, […]

The Dedication of Live-In Carers: A 24/7 Support System

I have dementia, how can live-in care help me? Live-in care for individuals with dementia involves having a dedicated caregiver residing in their home, providing personalized assistance, safety, medication management, emotional support, and engagement in daily activities. It ensures continuity, reduces stress, and offers comfort within a familiar environment while also providing respite for family […]

The Importance of Respite Care: A Break for Caregivers

What is respite care? Respite care is a type of temporary, short-term care provided to individuals who require assistance and support due to age, illness, disability, or other caregiving needs. It is designed to offer a brief break or relief to the primary caregivers, such as family members or professional caregivers, who regularly provide care […]

5 Palliative Care Myths Debunked

Palliative care is a specialised medical approach designed to provide comprehensive support to individuals facing serious illnesses.    Despite its critical role in improving the quality of life for patients and their families, there are several misconceptions surrounding palliative care that can hinder its adoption and effectiveness.    In this article, we debunk five common […]

Palliative Care Guidelines and Supporting Patients and Families

  Palliative care guidelines are guidelines put in place to support patients who require palliative care and their families.   Palliative care guidelines are essential when it comes to the care industry. They provide structured methods that help improve patients’ quality of life and manage their symptoms. These guidelines were created by medical care professionals […]

How Palliative Care Nurses Provide Comfort to Patients

IIPalliative care nurses are an essential component of a patient’s end-of-life care team. They specialise in providing comfort, symptom management, and emotional support to patients with terminal illnesses and their families. Palliative care nurses play a critical role in ensuring that patients are able to maintain their dignity and quality of life during their final […]

Palliative Care Versus Assisted Dying

Palliative care and assisted dying are two distinct approaches to end-of-life care that often need clarification due to their similarities. While both are concerned with providing comfort and support to individuals facing terminal illness or terminal conditions, they differ in their focus and goals. In this article, we will explore the key differences between palliative […]

End of Life Palliative Care: What to Expect

End-of-life palliative care, often referred to as ‘supportive care’, is a form of comprehensive care that attends to every aspect of your being. You qualify for this service if you have a terminal illness. Instead of trying to cure your disease, the programme wants to make sure you feel comfortable and supported. Support on a […]

What Are the 5 Stages of Palliative Care?

Palliative home care is there to ensure a patient with a terminal illness is as comfortable as possible. It focuses on improving their quality of life, rather than extending it. That’s why palliative care is often preferred in their own home, where they feel the most comfortable and relaxed. But, what palliative care guidelines should […]

What is the Difference Between Live-in and 24-Hour In-Home Care?

When an individual requires constant care or assistance, it is hard knowing which homecare service will work best for them. Especially when live-in and 24-hour in-home care sound very similar.    Here at Complete Homecare 24, we are here to define the caring facilities and their differences. Our tailored care plans are created specifically for […]

What Are the Myths Surrounding Palliative Care?

What is Palliative Care? At Complete Homecare 24, we understand the vital role of palliative care in the healthcare journey of many individuals. Palliative care is a specialised form of medical care designed to provide relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. Its primary aim is to improve the quality of life […]

Why is Palliative Care Important?

 The World Health Organisation predicts that each year, there are around 40 million people that are in need of palliative care. Palliative care improves the quality of life of patients and their families, who may be dealing with physical, psychological and social issues. But, why is it so important? Find out more here and how […]