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CHPCC is joining forces with the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California
Posted Monday, November 2nd, 2015
For the past 15 years, Children’s Hospice & Palliative Care Coalition (CHPCC) has been changing the healthcare landscape for children suffering from chronic and life threatening illnesses. I am grateful to our donors, partners, and stakeholders for your commitment to our collective vision—that all children with life-threatening conditions should have access to the care and...Continue Reading
Those Precious Minutes
Posted Thursday, September 24th, 2015
During my daughter Jillian’s 10 short years of life, she required quite extensive medical care. Based on my calculations we wasted over a month of time getting care in the traditional model (traveling to the clinic, finding parking in a crowded parking lot, waiting at the clinic for the appointment, having the appointment, waiting for the blood draw, waiting for the lab result, traveling back home, etc., etc. I haven’t even factored in the anxiety and stress attributed with going to the hospital and being admitted at times.) Over 4,000 minutes lost....Continue Reading
Pediatric palliative care program reduces stress and worry for caregivers, study says
Posted Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
An article published in the December 2015 issue of the Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing shows that caregivers of children with serious illnesses also receive benefits from palliative care. The article, Impact of a Pediatric Palliative Care Program on the Caregiver Experience, takes a look at the California pediatric palliative care waiver Partners for...Continue Reading
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