End of life care is care that helps all those with advanced, progressive, incurable illness to live as well as possible until they die. It enables the supportive and palliative care needs of both patient and family to be identified and met throughout the last phase of life and into bereavement.
End of life care affects us all and is not a response to a particular illness or condition.
End of life care includes management of pain and other symptoms, as well as the provision of psychological, social, spiritual and practical support. The definition of the beginning of end of life care is variable according to individual person and professional perspectives.
See below community and hospital specialist palliative care advice and referral which is available 9.00am till 5.00pm, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays)
Tŷ Bryngwyn, Llanelli
Telephone: 01554 783561
Tŷ Cymorth, Carmarthen
Telephone: 01267 227655
Tŷ Geraint, SPCT and Severn Hospice at Home
Telephone: 01970 635790
Telephone: 01437 774112
On Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays you can contact the nurse specialist between 9.00am and 5.00pm by phoning 07971382970. Please do not text this number, or use during normal weekdays.