For Young People Living With a Life Limiting Illness

Young Lady Looking at PicturesPaediatric palliative care enables the baby, child or young adult to live in an environment where curative treatment can be part of their life, but not their entire focus. It aims to provide the best quality of life through a holistic approach which supports the physical, emotional, social and spiritual aspects of the child and their family.

Useful links

Palliative Care Australia has a range of resources for younger people, their families and health professionals here.

CanTeen – Support for 12-24 year olds living with cancer.

Ronald McDonald House – Ronald McDonald House Charities is an independent charity that helps families of seriously ill children. RMHC helps keep families together and close to the care their child needs.

Camp Quality – Camp Quality’s purpose is to create a better life for every child impacted by cancer in Australia.