Managing Physical Needs

Managing Physical Needs

Common changes and what can be done for life-limiting illness

As a life-limiting condition progresses there are some common changes and medicines. In this section you will find information about symptoms and medicines in palliative care.

A symptom is physical evidence of a disease or illness that you experience. An example is pain. There are many different symptoms that you or the person you care for could experience.

Medicines are often prescribed to help you manage symptoms. Understanding this will help you to manage care.

Page updated 30 March 2023