Palliative care is available for children who are born with inborn illnesses and diseases that cannot be cured. It is tough for the parents to accept the fact that their child is just having some months of life. Even the child will not know that she/he is going to die in couple of months. In such cases palliative care helps the parents to give strength to manage their feelings and it supports them during grieving process.
Palliative care provides emotional care and physical care to the children. Children will get a new environment that may not be possible at their home. Palliative care provides outstanding treatment for the symptoms like pain, vomiting and breath problems. It also includes counselling of the parents with psychologists and the children get trained to manage their condition.
Palliative care gives strength to the parents with ailing child and it train them to stay in front of their child seeming that nothing is wrong. Palliative care creates a healthy environment where the child stays happily with other children with similar condition.
Pediatric palliative care is a treatment for the children who are not left with long life and it serves the parents to fulfil their child’s needs throughout the program. In this treatment the paediatrician observe the disease and developmental level of the child, child’s normal mode of dealing with pain and sadness and the expected time of death. According to these evaluations they treat the child and improve the child’s quality of life and also give support to the parents to manage their nervousness.