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Approaching end of life - "The Nitty Gritty"

The needs of individual children and families can be very different. This is the case when a child is living with illness, and at the end of their life. Families vary in where they wish to be, and who they want around them. Families need opportunities to ask questions and to feel supported with the right information at the right time.

This episode explores how families prepare for and navigate the devastating loss of their child. Parents discuss their different needs for information and guidance, and how to know what you don’t know. They bravely share their thoughts and what they wish they had known so that other families can learn from their experiences.

This podcast is a collaborative project funded by the Quality of Care Collaborative Australia (QuoCCA) in partnership with The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH), Melbourne and the Victorian Paediatric Palliative Care Program.