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  1. A Family Companion

    19 February 2018

    ‘A Family Companion’ is designed for parents and carers of babies, children and young people with a life-limiting condition or illness. This resource aims to prepare you for the situations and challenges you may face with regards to your […]

  2. Everyone has their own way of coping. This is influenced by your life experiences, your support network and your child’s illness. Some people will find comfort in sharing their feelings, hopes, wishes and concerns. Others […]

  3. Everyone has their own way of coping. This is influenced by your life experiences, support network and your child’s illness. You do not have to manage everything on your own. Spending time with others, participating […]

  4. Children can be cared for in their home, in hospital, or sometimes in a hospice. While many families choose to remain at home, sometimes this can be difficult and additional medical support is necessary. It […]

  5. Many parents want to know what to expect as their child approaches their final days, however this information can be confronting to read or talk about. Others may not want to know or are too […]

  6. This factsheet explains what to do after your child dies if you have been caring for them at home. It is important to be prepared for what needs to happen and to have support of […]

  7. Siblings and Grief

    19 January 2018

    “People who love each other are always connected by a very special string, made of love. Even though you can’t see it with your eyes, you can feel it deep in your heart, and know […]

  8. Decision Making

    19 January 2018

    Parents and their care team share the difficult task of making decisions and planning care for the child. These choices are different for every child and may need to be revised if your child’s condition […]

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