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
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.