The Palliative Support Group or PSG is a routine activity carried out by the Palliative Team every Monday and Wednesday at DKT Hospital. PSG topics in February and March 2020 were how to take care of a wound after surgery and education about coronavirus. The goal was to increase awareness and make the patients and their families skilful in taking care of the patient at home.
This program is important regarding that many of the patients live in villages and have insufficient healt
h information access. There were 30 patients who joined each PSG. PSG ended with a personal co
nsultation for several patients related to the topic.
Due to the spreading of COVID-19, PSG has been held online via Whatsapp Group. The themes have been how to wash hands properly and mental health practices to maintain during the coronavirus lockdown. (Rin)