Reflections from one researcher

ehospice_1309131Erin Gaab, a researcher who has worked in children’s palliative care in the US and New Zealand, reflects on valuable lessons learned from years of working with life limited children and their families.

How many children grow up dreaming of working with patients classed by the shortened length of their lifespan? Not many. However, being exposed to hospice patients changes many people’s attitudes. I have had the privilege of working with children and families in palliative care settings for almost a decade in caregiving and research positions…read more

Isn’t it funny how “normal” children want to be treated “special” and “special” children want “normalcy?”

From ehospice’s International Children’s edition

Published on: 13 September, 2013 | Last modified: 13 September, 2013