Palliative care is a specialised type of care specifically for people with life-threatening illnesses or long-lasting diseases. Its main goal is to improve quality of life by providing physical and emotional relief from the symptoms, pain and stress that often come with the disease itself, and the curative treatment that goes with it
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If your loved one has been diagnosed with a serious, long-lasting disease or a life-threatening illness, palliative care improves their quality of life, and helps support your family during this stressful time.