Understanding Grief and Loss
Grief is personal and won’t ever be experienced by two individuals in exactly the same way. That person alone knows the depth of their grief and they need to listen to their own inner coping strategies. There are some people who get stuck at a certain point in their grieving journey and find they cannot move on.
If emotions are just as painful and have the same level of intensity after a considerable lapse in time, it is advisable to seek professional help. Such a decision takes courage and strength but can save unnecessary isolation in reaching a place of resolution and acceptance.
Our palliative trained nursing sisters visit patients in their own homes. The nursing sister co-ordinates the care and liaises with other hospice team members such as the doctor, social worker, community care workers, volunteer caregivers and other professionals who may be involved in treating the patient.
What does Home Based Care consist of: