Care and Support Resources

Checklist for Going Home from Paediatric / Neonatal ICU

This document from Footprints for Sam, provides a detailed checklist useful for families and healthcare providers to ensure that everything necessary is in place when a child with a chronic illness or condition is released from the hospital to be taken home.

Download the checklist: Going Home Checklist from paediatric ICU – Footprints for Sam


MedPal-CNN An easy-to-use educational mobile app

MedPal-CNN is an easy-to-use, educational mobile app designed to teach healthcare professionals about paedaitric pallaitive care and link them with existing evidence-based recommendations.

The app is available for Android and iOS devices in English and Spanish.

Learn more and download the app: http://www.medpalcnn.org/en/


No Secrets – Helping families and carers talk to children about life-limiting illness

This booklet is based on research evidence from around the world and from Malawi on talking to children with life-limiting diseases, together with experience of working in a children’s palliative care service in Malawi. It aims to help healthcare workers talk to children about their illness.

Download the booklet: DPOWMF_No Secrets


Complementary Therapies in Paediatric Palliative Care

This 55th Issue of the NHPCO E-Journal explores some of the many different types of integrative and complementary therapies that can contribute to the care provided to children, adolescents, and family members as part of the overall services offered by programmes of paediatric pallaitive or hospice care.

Download the E-Journal: e-journal_Issue-55 Alternative therapies


 Are you worried about your child? A guide to support families of children with complex needs and the professionals who care for them

This guide is aimed at helping parents and professionals understand what life is like caring for a child with health complications, disabilities and uncertain futures. It has been written by a group of professionals and parents in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the United Kingdom

Download the book: Guide-to-Support-Families-of-Children-with-Complex-Needs