What is palliative care?

The World Health Organisation (WHO) describes palliative care as “an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing problems associated with life-threatening illness”.

PalAssist is dedicated to supporting people fulfil their palliative care needs – whatever is most important to them at this time. For most people this means spending quality time in their own home with loved ones, or in a facility that provides palliative care.

Palliative care involves:

Achieving the best quality of life for as long as possible

Accurate and up-to-date information

Psychological, emotional and practical support

PalAssist provides palliative care support & advice 24/7.