Children's Palliative Care - Children's Hospice Homecare

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Title

Children's Palliative Care - Children's Hospice Homecare

Subject

Children, ChildrensPalliativeCare, ChildrensHospice

Description

Items related to the development and expansion of hospice and palliative care for children

Creator

Laura Rooney Ferris

Publisher

Irish Hospice Foundation

Language

English

Alternative Title

Children's Palliative Care

Abstract

Issues related to children’s palliative care have been central to the Irish Hospice Foundation since its early years. IHF was involved with the development of a number of initiatives for children’s palliative care services Including ;
• Driving the first nationwide study on the end-of-life care needs of children, with the Department of Health & Children, resulting in the development of government policy on children’s palliative care in 2010
• Being part of the National Development Committee responsible for the implementation Government’s national policy on children’s palliative care
• IHF funded 85% of the start-up costs of the Children’s Care Programme – which includes a team of Children’s Outreach Nurses and Ireland’s only Paediatric Consultant specialising in Children Palliative Care
• Funding Children’s Oncology Liaison Nurse at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital for 12 years
• Fund a night nursing service for families to allow children with terminal illnesses at remain at home
• Along with Laura Lynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice, undertook two assessments of the respite needs of children with life-limiting conditions initially in the North-East and Midlands (2011), followed by a national respite needs assessment published in March 2013.

Items in the Children's Palliative Care - Children's Hospice Homecare Collection

Children's Hospice Homecare Project
Introduction to the Irish Hospice Foundation's Children's Hospice Homecare project.

Sharon Foley - Pyjama Day
Sharon Foley CEO of the Irish Hospice Foundation encourages children to participate in National Pyjama Day to raise funds for the children with life limiting illnesses

Dr Mary Devins-   Pyjama day 2012
Dr. Mary Devins, Ireland's only Consultant Paediatrician with a special interest in Palliative Medicine, encourages children to participate in National Pyjama Day to raise funds for the children with life limiting illnesses

Minister Frances Fitzgerald - Pyjama day <br />
Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Frances Fitzgerald talks about Early Childhood Ireland's National Pyjama day in aid of the Irish Hospice Foundation

Irene Gunning -Pyjama
Irene Gunning CEO of Early Childhood Ireland talks about how National Pyjama Day raises funds for the children with life limiting illnesses in Ireland

Barry Andrews Minister of State for Children and Youth Affairs
Irish Hospice foundation press Release.The IRISH HOSPICE FOUNDATION TO SPEND MORE THAN €2.5 MILLION ON CHILDREN’S PALLIATIVE CARE CONSULTANT AND FIVE OUTREACH NURSES FOR CHILDREN WITH LIFE-LIMITING CONDITIONS..The Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF)…

Minister Barry Andrews
Barry Andrews Minister of State for Children and Youth Affairs
PICTURE BY MARTIN MAHER

Eugene Murray CEO Irish Hospice Foundation, Geraldine Fitzpatrick, Dept of Health and Children and Minister Barry Andrews
Eugene Murray CEO Irish Hospice Foundation, Geraldine Fitzpatrick, Dept of Health and Children and Barry Andrews Minister of State for Children and Youth Affairs
PICTURE BY MARTIN MAHER

PALLIATIVE CARE FOR CHILDREN
At the launch of 'Palliative care for children with life limiting illness' March 24 2010
PICTURE BY MARTIN MAHER

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