The rewards of working in paediatric palliative care

JulieAnaniaPaediatric palliative care occupational therapist (OT) Julie Anania couldn’t imagine working in any other area. Julie is the recipient of a 2013 Palliative Care Foundation Scholarship that will go towards funding her Specialist Certificate in Palliative Care.

Julie started her career working as a paediatric occupational therapist specialising in children aged as young as a few days to two years old, and then began to work with children with developmental disabilities which encouraged her to look more into paediatric palliative care…read more

“It is hard to articulate to someone who asks, Palliative care? How do you cope? That must be so hard? but it’s such a unique opportunity to make a difference.” – Julie Anania

From ehospice’s International Children’s edition.