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End-of-life care

We provide end-of-life care and support from our specialist centres and in people's homes.

What is palliative or end-of-life care?

Find out more about what palliative care and end-of-life care is, what type of care and support Sue Ryder provides, and who provides it.

Our hospices and care centres

Find out more about the care we provide in our specialist centres and in the community.

Information and advice

Living with a terminal illness
If you have been diagnosed with a terminal illness it can really help to plan ahead for the future, both for yourself and your loved ones, even though this can be incredibly difficult to think about.
Supporting someone near the end of their life
Information about what you can expect when death is near, practical advice for those helping someone close to death and our ‘A better death’ guide.
Helping children and young people
Advice for families of someone with a terminal illness, including how to support a child when someone is dying.
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For healthcare professionals

We have a variety of information and resources available for health and social care professionals.