Promoting Excellence : Pediatric Palliative Care Consulting Service: Information for Families

Pediatric Palliative Care Consulting Service: Information for FamiliesName:
Children's Hospital: Pediatric Palliative Care Consulting Service: Information for Families

Definition:
This brochure describes the philosophy of palliative care, and the services provided by the Palliative Care Consulting Service, which include consultation to hospital staff, assistance for families with communication, care planning, and decision making, and referrals to community agencies for home palliative care services.

Category:
Organizational Tools - Programmatic Material

Source:
Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center
Pediatric Palliative Care Project
Mail Stop CM - 11
4800 Sand Point Way, N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105
www.cshcn.org

Contact:
Beth McKinstry
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
A brochure was provided to each family of a patient referred for palliative care, and provided to families, physicians, and others inquiring about the service.

Keywords:
pediatrics, program description, services offered

To use this tool:
For information on availability of this brochure email Beth McKinstry, [email protected].

References:
Developed specifically for this project by the project team.

Posted September 2003

Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center overview page


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