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We know that these are worrying times for everyone. If you have, or are living with someone who has, a life limiting or terminal illness the coronavirus pandemic will bring particular concerns. This leaflet will address some of your worries.
Deciding whether, given the social distancing guidance in place, you should visit a loved one who has a terminal diagnosis or may be at end of life can be difficult (if the choice is available to you). This guide will help you work through the options and reach a decision you are happy with.
This guide provides ideas of different ways to communicate and stay in touch with loved ones while they are in St Andrew’s Hospice.
Your home care provider will have their own procedures in place to govern who receives home care at this time and what care they can provide. This leaflet will help you understand why your care may have been altered and to know what to expect when your carer arrives.
Caring for someone can be challenging in normal circumstances, and even more so at the moment. This guide will answer some of your questions about the changes you may need to take and will sign post you to advice and support networks.
This leaflet gives you some guidance to help you access your medications if you are unable to leave your house.
This guide will help you make the decision whether you need to write an Advanced Care Plan, and help you tackle talking about this with your family.
Dying is something that people don't encounter often. What to expect when someone close to you is dying will to prepare you for some of the common signs that someone is nearing the end of their life.
Telephone support is available for anyone bereaved through the Coronavirus pandemic. Please see leaflet for details.
Grief is a difficult emotion at the best of times, let alone when facing a pandemic that is changing your way of life and limiting your social interactions. You can find our more in this information sheet.
It's important to take care of yourself, especially when facing stressful or difficult times. This leaflet contains some simple steps you can take to look after yourself at this difficult time.
We all respond to grief differently. It can be difficult to know how to explain a loss to a child, and to make sure that they are processing and coping with their grief. Here is a guide to help you navigate your way through the situation.
Current Government guidelines have changed the way we hold funerals whilst the coronavirus pandemic is underway. These new rules may restrict whether you can attend the funeral of a loved one, which can add more difficult emotions on top of your grief. This leaflet will help you to understand the current guidelines, and help you to grieve for your loved one even if you are unable to attend their funeral.
There are a number of organisations who can help you to cope with feelings of loss, bereavement, anxiety and depression. Please do contact them if you are struggling to cope - it always helps to talk. Contact details are available here.
Mary Poppins Children's Meditation - https://youtu.be/Loc4rGv5YvQ
Relaxation Techniques - https://youtu.be/l7Ln38G9xTs
Breathing Techniques - https://youtu.be/5AAcJg4DnuE
Meditation - https://youtu.be/P9269Ygj_C4
Capturing Memories, Hand prints - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_tfvneMf9o&feature=youtu.be
Capturing Memories, Creating fingerprint bookmarks - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Gak6KyiPA8&feature=youtu.be
Capturing Memories, Things I Love - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SySBZ9PxSpM&feature=youtu.be