When an individual is welcomed into the loving arms of Hospice Care, his or her physical, spiritual and emotional needs become the focus of the professionals who will provide care. An individual care plan is created based on those needs.
- HPCA Advanced Healthcare Planning
Advanced Care Planning (ACP) is the process of planning for your future health and personal care. It includes discussing your personal beliefs and goals for care with your loved ones and healthcare providers.
- African Palliative Care Association
The reality of diseases such as cancer and HIV and AIDS in Africa is that many millions of adults and children lose all quality of life and suffer long, painful deaths. This suffering is completely unnecessary and by promoting palliative care the African Palliative Care Association (APCA) aims to stop it.
- Help the Hospices
This is a UK charity for hospice care. If you are a patient, carer or have an interest in hospice and palliative care explore this site for information, support or to get involved.
- Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa
To Promote quality in life, dignity in death and support in bereavement for all living with a life-threatening illness by supporting member hospices and partner organisations.
- International Children’s Palliative Care Network
Children and young people with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions have very specific and unique palliative care needs, often different to those of adults. The International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) shares a vision that these total needs should be met to encompass physical, emotional, spiritual and developmental aspects of care.
- National Cancer Institute
What are the best ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat cancer? The answers to these questions come from clinical trials — research studies involving people. If you wonder whether joining a trial might benefit you or a loved one, check out the following NCI resources