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  • The person you care for may have highs and lows throughout their illness.
  • If depression or anxiety are a concern for you or your loved one, information and help is available 
  • Spiritual care is different for every person and forms part of your loved one’s care.
  • People with or without religious beliefs can have their spiritual needs attended to. 
  • A person’s cultural needs are an important part of person-centred care.
  • The palliative care team has professional pastoral care staff that can assist.
  • Services are available for people with a speech or hearing impairment.

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Reviewed on: 21-02-2017