Palliative and bereavement care teamPPalliative and bereavement care teamPalliative and bereavement care teamEnglishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealth care professionalsAdult (19+) CaregiversNA2009-12-04T05:00:00ZJennifer Russell, MD, FRCPC000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p> If their condition is life-limiting, children may be seen by members of a palliative and bereavement care team. These health care professionals can help ensure a child is not in pain and provide bereavement support for families who are grieiving.</p><p> This page explains how a palliative and bereavement care team can support children with a life-limiting disease and their families.</p><h2> Key points </h2><ul><li> Members of the palliative and bereavement care team provide support for the physical, emotional, spiritual, and psychological symptoms experienced by a child with a life-limiting disease and their family.</li><li>Members can include nurses, physicians, social workers, chaplains, a bereavement coordinator and other health care professionals.</li></ul>
Équipe de soins palliatifs et de soutien au deuilÉÉquipe de soins palliatifs et de soutien au deuilPalliative and bereavement care teamFrenchNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealth care professionalsAdult (19+) CaregiversNA2009-12-04T05:00:00ZJennifer Russell, MD, FRCPC000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Vous allez apprendre qui va s’occuper de votre enfant s’il reçoit des soins palliatifs et du soutien au deuil.<br></p><p> Cette page explique la façon dont l’équipe de soins palliatifs et de soutien au deuil peut soutenir les enfants atteints d’une maladie fatale et leur famille.</p><h2> À retenir </h2> <ul><li> Les membres de l’équipe de soins palliatifs et de soutien au deuil apportent leur appui pour soulager les symptômes physiques, émotionnels, spirituels et psychologiques d’un enfant atteint d’une maladie fatale et de sa famille.</li> <li> Ils peuvent comprendre des infirmières, des médecins, des travailleurs sociaux, des aumôniers, un coordonnateur de deuil et d’autres professionnels de la santé.</li></ul>

 

 

Palliative and bereavement care team1596.00000000000Palliative and bereavement care teamPalliative and bereavement care teamPEnglishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealth care professionalsAdult (19+) CaregiversNA2009-12-04T05:00:00ZJennifer Russell, MD, FRCPC000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p> If their condition is life-limiting, children may be seen by members of a palliative and bereavement care team. These health care professionals can help ensure a child is not in pain and provide bereavement support for families who are grieiving.</p><p> This page explains how a palliative and bereavement care team can support children with a life-limiting disease and their families.</p><h2> Key points </h2><ul><li> Members of the palliative and bereavement care team provide support for the physical, emotional, spiritual, and psychological symptoms experienced by a child with a life-limiting disease and their family.</li><li>Members can include nurses, physicians, social workers, chaplains, a bereavement coordinator and other health care professionals.</li></ul><h2>Palliative care</h2> <p>Palliative care is a term used to describe the total package of care provided to children with a life-limiting disease and their families. It focuses on providing support and relief for the physical, emotional, spiritual, and psychological symptoms that may be experienced by the child and family. </p> <h3>What is a palliative care service?</h3> <p>Palliative care is usually provided by the team taking care of the child in consultation with a Paediatric Palliative Care Service. This service may be made up of nurses, physicians, social workers, chaplains, and other health care professionals who have an interest in working with children with life-limiting illnesses and their families. </p> <h3>What does a palliative care service do?</h3> <p>Palliative Care Services provide consultation or direct patient care either in the hospital or in the patient’s home. Generally, palliative care services focus on the following: </p> <ul> <li>pain and symptom management</li> <li>quality of life</li> <li>coordination of care across inpatient, outpatient, and home settings</li> <li>support of child and family</li> <li>bereavement follow-up</li></ul> <h2>Bereavement care</h2> <p>Bereavement care is support provided to individuals who have experienced the death of a family member or loved one.</p> <h3>What is a bereavement coordinator?</h3> <p>A bereavement coordinator is often part of a hospital's Palliative Care Service. These are people who provide support to parents and families, and to the health care team, in the event of the death of a child. </p> <h3>What does a bereavement coordinator do?</h3> <p>Following the death of a child, the bereavement coordinator focuses on helping people through the grieving process, providing ways to cope with the physical, emotional, and spiritual changes that accompany such a loss. Bereavement coordinators offer referrals to counselling and other services. </p>Palliative and bereavement care team

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