End of Life Care for Children & Teenagers

//End of Life Care for Children & Teenagers

Palliative Care for Children – A Special Focus

There are many misconceptions surrounding the term end of life or palliative care, and one is that it is only for elderly people or those with cancer.  The diagnosis of a terminal illness in a child or teenager is shattering for everyone involved.  T [...]

A Child or Teenagers Involvement in Their Care Decisions

A care plan for adults with a terminal illness usually includes Health Directives and/or various Powers of Attorney, which are legally binding documents to be used when the person no longer has the capacity to make decisions for themselves.  They rec [...]