When we think of hospice care, most of us imagine a peaceful end to life. And that implies the end to a long life. Still some children are afflicted with incurable diseases and hospice care is provided to those doomed to a short life. What happens in pediatric hospice? How do parents cope with the inevitable end? And what toll does it take on the staff?
Marc Johnson, Pediatric Nurse, Nathan Adelson Hospice
Josie Martinez, Pediatric Social Worker, Nathan Adelson Hospice
Karen Rubel, Vice President for Development, Nathan Adelson Hospice