Holding Hands

Communication for
people at end of life

The main goal of the Lifeworld Approach is to provide care and education.


  • Care for people diagnosed with a terminal illness.  

  • Education for nurses, other health care professionals, and family carer(s) who want to provide a holistic person-centred care approach.


Lifeworld provides access to an approach to care and education that has been developed through a 10-year research project focused on Interpreting the Meaning of Existence for a Person with Motor Neurone Disease, and their family carer(s).


Findings are published in peer-reviewed nursing and palliative care journals.


A temporal model of care has been developed to understand what is important for the person, whether that is their lived-through past, experienced present, or anticipated future. We are here to support communication for people at end of life. 

Life Photographs

How we help


Sign the Lease

Our practice is based on a developed person-centred care model that focuses on understanding (interpreting) a person in a wider temporal frame, and beyond the context of their illness.



The research findings can inform education in health and social care at all levels, as there are calls for more holistic, person-centred approaches to care.