The Care Plan for the Dying Child is an interprofessional document to support compassionate, coordinated and best-practice care in the last days of life. It is a framework that supports health professionals in acute hospital settings to deliver high quality paediatric end-of-life care.
- Care Plan for the Dying Child
- Care Plan for the Dying Child: Ongoing assessment
- Care Plan for the Dying Child: Record of Actions
- Care Plan for the Dying Child Health Professional Guidelines
Ordering the Care Plan for the Dying Child
The Care Plan for the Dying Child can be downloaded and printed internally via Winc.
|Form ID||Form Title||Winc Code|
|SW962||Care Plan for the Dying Child (CPDC)||1NY36160|
|SW963||Care Plan for the Dying Child (CPDC) Ongoing Assessment||1NY36161|
|SW969||Care Plan for the Dying Child (CPDC) Clinical Notes Additional Page||1NY36162|
Educational videos for health professionals
A suite of educational videos have been designed to support health professionals in having difficult conversations with children and families about death and dying. Examples of best-practice principles in paediatric end-of-life care are demonstrated and can be used to stimulate conversations amongst clinicians about their communication skills.
Discussing how to manage clinical deterioration when a child is dying
Supporting families to have difficult
Discussing end-of-life care
When a child brings up “death and dying”
Please note: In these scenarios, the families are already well known to the health professionals involved.