As you get older, the greater the chance that you will need to be cared for. This section gives you the information you need to make the appropriate care choices. Subjects include living wills, care at home, choosing care homes, and hospice and hospital care.
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- A death plan for the end of life experience you want
Death should be accepted and planned for. Your own unique death plan will, if possible, allow you to have the end of life experience you wish for.
- Hospice Care
A description of the palliative care offered by hospices, and how to apply for a place.
- Planning for your future care
An excellent guide, Planning for your future care, contains useful information in a positive style.
- Choosing a care home
Care homes are one of the most common providers of end of life care. Understanding the services they provide and how to choose the right home is vital.
- Care for the terminally ill
The supportive care and palliative care options available for the care of the terminally ill.
- Funding for long term care
Ted Stevenson describes how it may be possible to plan the payment of care fees to protect your capital.
- Care at home
Advice for the many people who choose to be cared for in their homes, and how they can be cared for most effectively.
- Allow Natural Death
AND, or Allow Natural Death, may just be the acronym that enables ailing patients and families to address the issues of the type of end of life medical treatment they wish to choose.
- Advance care planning
Steps that give you more control over the care options when facing end of life illnesses and choices.
- Advance decision, or living will
An advance decision, or living will, allows you to make important choices now that are carried out when end of life medical decisions have to be taken.