More than end of life care
Radhika Holmström Freelance journalist
Radhika Holmström reports on the growing role of learning disability nurses in children’s hospices
Hospice care is shifting away from dealing solely with end of life issues to helping families live with children with life-limiting conditions. Many of the children being helped have a learning disability and suitably qualified nurses are being employed to offer a more rounded package of care.
Learning Disability Practice. 14, 2,18-19. doi: 10.7748/ldp2011.03.14.2.18.c8378