Care giving in the Final Stages of Life

  • There are some common symptoms experienced in the final stages of life.
  • Every person’s emotional needs differ near the end of life.
  • Reassuring your loved one that it is okay to die, can help both of you through this process.
  • Take time for your last goodbyes, talking or praying, before proceeding with final arrangements.

Common Symptoms

While the symptoms in the final stages of life vary from patient to patient and depend on the illness involved, there are some common symptoms experienced near the end of life, that carers can provide options for varying degrees of comfort. It’s important…

Emotional Support

In the final stages of life, every person’s emotional needs differ. However, there are some emotions that are common to many people during this time. They may be concerned about loss of control and dignity as their physical abilities decline. It’s also common…