Leukemia and financial issuesLLeukemia and financial issuesLeukemia and financial issuesEnglishOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2018-03-06T05:00:00ZOussama Abla, MDDanielle Weidman, MDKarin Landenberg, MD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p> Learn about services available for patients and families to assist with finances during your child's leukemia treatment. </p><p>When your child is undergoing treatment for leukemia, one of their caregivers may need to leave work. This can be a considerable adjustment, since you and your family will have to manage on less income. </p><h2> Key points </h2><ul><li>Health care profesionals within the hospital, including social workers and Interlink nurses, can help families access care and financial services within the community. </li></ul>
La leucémie et les questions financièresLLa leucémie et les questions financièresLeukemia and financial issuesFrenchOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2018-03-06T05:00:00ZOussama Abla, MDDanielle Weidman, MDKarin Landenberg, MDFlat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Apprenez-en plus sur les services d’aide financière disponibles pour les patients et les familles qui sont disponibles pendant le traitement contre la leucémie de votre enfant. </p><p>Lorsque votre enfant est en traitement contre la leucémie, l’un de ses aidants peut devoir s’absenter du travail. Cela peut demander une adaptation considérable, puisque votre famille devra composer avec un revenu diminué.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Les professionnels en soins de santé au sein de l’hôpital, y compris les travailleurs sociaux et les infirmiers Interlink, peuvent aider les familles à accéder aux soins et aux services financiers offerts dans la collectivité. </li></ul>

 

 

Leukemia and financial issues2856.00000000000Leukemia and financial issuesLeukemia and financial issuesLEnglishOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2018-03-06T05:00:00ZOussama Abla, MDDanielle Weidman, MDKarin Landenberg, MD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p> Learn about services available for patients and families to assist with finances during your child's leukemia treatment. </p><p>When your child is undergoing treatment for leukemia, one of their caregivers may need to leave work. This can be a considerable adjustment, since you and your family will have to manage on less income. </p><h2> Key points </h2><ul><li>Health care profesionals within the hospital, including social workers and Interlink nurses, can help families access care and financial services within the community. </li></ul><p>If you are experiencing financial hardship because of your child’s diagnosis, please speak with your social worker or Interlink nurse, if available at the hospital. Interlink nurses can help patients and families access care within the hospital and community. </p> <p>If you and your family do not have drug coverage through your employment, services in Ontario that may be able to help include: </p> <ul><li>Trillium Foundation</li> <li> Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD)</li></ul> <p>If you do not live near the hospital where your child is being treated, there may also be out-of-pocket costs, such as food, parking, and accommodations. You may find the following services useful.</p> <ul><li> The Pediatric Oncology Financial Assistance Program (POFAP). They can fund costs such as food, accommodation, and child care for siblings under the age of 12.</li> <li> The Canadian Cancer Society can help provide transportation to and from the hospital. </li> <li> The Northern Health Travel Grant Program. They can help with some travel costs for Northern Ontario residents who travel at least 100 km for medical care that is not locally available.</li></ul>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/leukemia_and_financial_issues.jpgLeukemia and financial issuesFalse

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