Family and healthcare professionals’ perceptions of a pilot hospice at home programme for children: a qualitative study

Source: BMC Palliative Care 2016; 15 (89)

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Date of publication: October 2016

Publication type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: This article looks at a pilot nurse-led hospice at home programme, delivering respite care to children with life-threatening conditions, which was established in 2014. The role of the hospice team included: emotional and social support; provision of information, support, education and training where needed to all carers; 24 h end-of-life care; bereavement support and respite in the home.

Length of publication: 8 pages


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