Marie Curie Cancer Care has produced a series of films to help you care for someone who is getting weaker as their illness progresses. The films focus mainly on helping a person with their personal care, helping them to move, and supporting them with everyday living.
If you have problems downloading the films you can view a short description of what they contain instead.
Guidance and advice on helping someone to take their medication.Watch the film
Helping someone to relax can sometimes relieve pain and sleeplessness. Watch the film
Mobility is important for people who have a life-limiting illness. It can help keep up morale and aid physical comfort.Watch the film
A syringe driver is a small battery-powered pump that delivers medication from a syringe through a soft plastic tube placed just under the skin.Watch the film
It is important to maintain a healthy diet, but also to understand how a person’s tastes and preferences may change.Watch the film
Washing is important for the comfort, morale and dignity of the person you are caring for.Watch the film
There are a number of things you can do to help someone feel comfortable in bed and more at ease with their surroundings.Watch the film
You may need to help the person you are caring for change position in bed. It is important to know how to do this safely for you and them.Watch the film
Emotional support and practical help for patients.
Key issues to consider if you have a life-limiting illness.
A guide to the people involved in the care of your loved one.
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