Palliative Care at home

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Palliative Care at home

Nursed my darling husband of 30 years at home palliative care till he passed 07/10/14. Diagnosed start July with sciatica, turned out to be bone cancer of back, L2 and sacrum, primary lung , adrenal gland with brain mets. Privileged to look after him though it was tough, was administering sub cuts for last 2 weeks. Have some handy hints to share if required. Turning a 6 foot 3 man can be challenging when you are less than 5 foot tall but it is doable. Nothing would stop us from providing best care possible, thankfully supported by nurses once a day, a great palliative care team. Nowhere else in the world I would rather have been than by his side talking calmly and reassuring him.
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Kathy you are doing a wonderful thing in offering to share. If we can all help just one person through this cancer gig then it is a good thing to do!! Julie
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Hi Jules, Gee this site is a bit hard to navigate, but thanks for your response. Rgds Kathy
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Hi Jules, Gee this site is a bit hard to navigate, but thanks for your response. Rgds Kathy
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Hi Kathy ... gets easier the more you use it 🙂 and your welcome.
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