Recognising end-of-life signs helps caregivers to provide proper palliative care. Learn more about these signs and how to provide comfort during this stage.
The end-of-life is a difficult time for everyone involved. These tips will help you understand what is happening to your care recipient and what you can do to help keep him/ her happy and comfortable.
The end-of-life signs in this write-up are general signs of a natural death. These signs may be different for each person. The end of a person’s life can last for days, weeks or months. Despite all the differences, you can help your loved one by being there for him/ her in these final days.
In the final moments of a person’s life, you will see some changes.
Even when a person seems to be unconscious, he/she might still be able to hear you. Always behave as if your loved one can hear you, even when they seem like they cannot.
Your loved one may pass on when you are not there, even if you leave just for a while. Some people feel that their loved ones want to spare them the pain. Whatever the case is, do not worry if your loved one passes on without you in the room. It is natural and it happens quite often.
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This article was last reviewed on
22 Nov 2023
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