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What is palliative care?

Palliative care is a type of care which supports anyone living with a terminal illness or complex condition.

Medical professionals will support your physical condition with medication and any therapies or procedures, but the support of a home care assistant will ensure that you or your loved one receives heartfelt and compassionate care to support your overall wellbeing. Care Assistants will offer emotional support as well as practical care such as assistance with personal care and medication.

Although palliative care typically supports people living with advanced or progressive conditions, this isn’t always the case. Palliative care can be long-term or short-term and there are different care options available which accommodate for all needs and wishes.

Palliative care at Trinity

Accommodating for any psychological, social or spiritual needs is an important aspect of palliative care. Palliative care assistants at Trinity receive specialist training and have extensive experience which enables them to provide bespoke support to you and your loved ones. Care that is respectful, dignified and entirely tailored to you.

My grandad passed away last Wednesday morning, 2nd May 2018 after receiving care from Trinity for the past year. We cannot express our thanks enough for the constant care and support we have received during this time. We would have been lost without them. They have constantly gone above and beyond what is expected and we cannot thank them enough. The have been so loving and caring and my grandads last year was made so much better thanks to Trinity. Nicki T

palliative care training

Our Live-in care services will provide a specially trained care assistant to support you or your loved one full-time. Living with a care assistant means you’ll receive one-to-one bespoke support to help you live an enriched quality of life in your own home.

Visiting home care is available from once a week to multiple visits each day. Sometimes known as domiciliary care, daily home care or hourly care, visiting care plans are flexible to increase or decrease the frequency of visits to best suit your lifestyle. Transitioning from daily home care to live-in care is a popular and straightforward option if care needs become more advanced, and our specialist Trinity team will be by your side every step of the way.

I cannot even express in words how much Trinity have meant to us. The palliative care we have received has been outstanding. It has been a really tough week… if it wasn’t for Trinity things would have been even more stressful. I just don’t know how we would have got through it. Trinity really do have an incredible team. They deserve all the praise in the world. You hear so many awful stories and we are just so grateful for everything they have done. Nicki T

Benefits of palliative care at Trinity

  • Bespoke care plans
  • Entirely flexible support to support your needs and wishes
  • Respectful and dignified personal care
  • Specially trained TrinityCarers and experienced care management teams
  • Enriched quality of life
  • Creates a support network for you and your loved ones

They have showed so much care and compassion and not only looked after my grandad but have also looked after my nan and supported our whole family. It is so amazing to find a care team who actually care and make everything so personal. They always strive to make everything perfect and nothing ever seems to be too much trouble. The last year has been a pleasure to meet and speak to all of the team that have been there for us during this time… They have been our rock! We will be eternally grateful. Thank you so much. Nicki T