Looking after someone with a life-limiting illness

This section provides information to help with your caring role, including how to look after someone and practical resources to assist with caring.

You might have never looked after someone who is seriously ill before. It can be overwhelming. People find they need information and resources to help them manage daily life as a carer. This could be about how to manage medications or access transport. It could be about how to sort out your finances or find some support for themselves. How much and what help you need will vary.

Caring for Someone with Life-limiting Illness (413kb pdf)

How to care video

To get started watch a short video to learn more on how to care for someone needing palliative care.

Last updated 02 August 2021