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  • Providing end of life and palliative care for someone at home can be demanding. Support and advice is available.
  • Carers often find their role rewarding, despite the demands.
  • Family carers have varied roles. You can choose what role to take on.
  • You have rights and options as a carer.
  • Everyone involved in providing care for someone needs to understand their role.
  • Know when to contact the palliative care service or your doctor.
  • There are no silly questions when seeking support or advice.
  • There are organisations that offer support and advice.

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Reviewed on: 13-02-2017