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Resources: When A Child is Dying


Bereaved Parents of the USA
Offers information and support to parents and families who are struggling with the death of a child.

PO Box 95
Park Forest, IL 60466
Fax (708)748-9184

 

Children's Hospice International
Offers information on children's hospice care.


2202 Mt. Vernon Ave., Suite 3C
Alexandria, VA 22301
(800)24-CHILD or (703)684-0330


Children's International Project on Palliative/Hospice Services (ChIPPS)
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Offers information on the program to enhance the science and practice of pediatric hospice and palliative care.


1700 Diagonal Rd., Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703)837-1500


End-of-Life Care for Children
Texas Childrenis Cancer Center
Texas Childrenis Hospital

Offers information and resources for families and professionals on end-of-life care for children. Also, offers "The End-of-Life Care for Children" handbook, which encompasses most of the materials on the website.


Houston, TX


Growth House
Excellent source for books and other publications regarding end-of-life care.


(415)255-9045


Pediatric Pain-Science Helping Children
IWK Grace Health Center, Dalhousie University

Offers resources, information and self-help for parents.


Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada


 

RELATED BOOKS


All Kinds of Love: Experiencing Hospice, by Carolyn Jaffe and Carol Ehrlich. Baywood, 1997.


The Hospice Choice: In Pursuit of a Peaceful Death, by Marcia Lattanzi-Licht, John J. Mahoney and Galen Miller. Simon and Schuster, 1998.


The Hospice Handbook: A Complete Guide, by Larry Beresford. Little and Brown, 1993.


Hospice: Practice, Pitfalls, and Promise, by Stephen Connor. Taylor and Francis, 1998.