-Palliative care involves complete active care of a child’s body, mind and spirit and also, support for his/her family.
-Palliative care starts when a disease is diagnosed and will continue whether the child receives specific treatment for the underlying disease or not.
-Our team assesses and alleviates physical, psychosocial or spiritual problems affecting the child.
Why choosing Fundación Valle del Lili’s Pediatric Palliative Care Service?
-Children with complex chronic diseases who can benefit from an improvement in communication and coordination of the medical team.
-Patients who face a shorter life expectancy.
-Families in need for support and additional resources, such as home care.
-Patients requiring extensive management of pain and other symptoms, especially when conventional therapeutic methods are ineffective or become harmful.
-Children who have to visit and stay frequently at the hospital, due to deterioration of their clinical condition.
A multidisciplinary team is part of “Cuidando de Ti” program, with a pediatrician, a family doctor, a head nurse, a psychologist, asocial worker, a spiritual guide and volunteers. We evaluate patients through the various services of Fundación Valle del Lili, including outpatient, hospitalization, pediatric ICU, neonatal ICU and emergency.
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