Care for people who are dying
This NHS guide talks about topics including what end of life care involves, pain control and the stages someone dying may go through. It offers psychological, social and spiritual support.
What to do when someone dies
Help and advice about how to register a death, what to do after a bereavement, civil funerals and remembrance services:
Advice for carers
If you look after somebody with an incurable illness, we can offer advice about getting all the help you need in your caring role including:
- carer’s assessment – a chance for you to talk to us about your caring role so we can check that you’re getting all the help you need
- emergency support – if you’re worried about what would happen if you were involved in an emergency and couldn’t provide care, you can register with the Carers Respite Emergency Service (CRESS)
- a break from caring – home-based respite gives you the chance to have some time for yourself. Visit the doctor, get your hair done, or go on a training course.
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