Paediatric Palliative Care is a term used to describe the care and support that is provided to children or young people who have a life threatening illness and their families.
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Paediatric Palliative Care
"Palliative care for children and young people with life-limiting conditions is an active and total approach to care, from the point of diagnosis or recognition, embracing physical, emotional, social and spiritual elements through to death and beyond. It focuses on enhancement of quality of life for the child/young person and support for the family and includes the management of distressing symptoms, provision of short breaks and care through death and bereavement”.