Your Healthcare Team
When your child is ill, you may have to make difficult choices and decisions. It can help to understand your child’s illness and how it is likely to progress. Your healthcare team will work with you and your child to understand the risks and benefits of different kinds of treatment and to make a plan that will help your child have the best quality of life possible.
Your healthcare teams
Culture and spirituality
What is palliative care?
“My child lived with a life-limiting illness and we were able to access palliative support for 5 years before his actual death. So palliative care was not just at the end of life but was a huge factor in quality of life and being able to extend very joyful events and help with the pain management and support the quality of living. In palliative care, it’s not just about end of life. For us, it was very much about the quality of life. And then that carried through to his quality of death as well” - Kim, mother of KevinRead more