About this cause
We aim o relieve patients of the Ty Olwen Palliative Care Service who are suffering from cancer and life limiting diseases by the provision of amenities, equipment, services and facilities not normally provided by the National Health Service. We extend such service and amenities to patients suffering from cancer and life limiting diseases who require medical and nursing support in all care settings. We assist the family or dependents of patients suffering from cancer and life limiting diseases who are in necessitous circumstances in particular as a result of these illnesses. Finally, we promote and support research into the causes and treatment of cancer and life limiting diseases at Ty Olwen and to assist in the dissemination of the results thereof.
How this cause brings people in the community together
We also provide a community service to the population of Swansea and NeathPortTalbot. The service provides a range of specialist support such as advice with managing symptoms, psychological support for patients and families, and information and education support for patients and families.