For more information on Daniel's Care contact the Hospice of the Bluegrass Office that serves your area.
Daniel's Care: Pediatric Home Care and Pediatric Palliative Care
Pediatric Home Care
Daniel's Care is a special pediatric care program provided by Hospice of the Bluegrass. If your child has been
diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, Daniel's Care is available to help with the overwhelming responsibilities.
In addition, Daniel's Care provides grief and loss counseling for families. We know your child needs your love
and attention now more than ever. There are many questions, and seem to be few answers.
Do not resuscitate (DNR) orders are not required. Current treatments may be continued.
Pediatric Palliative Care
With a greater understanding for pediatric patients’ needs, and with the evolution of palliative medicine, Daniel’s Care is pleased to announce the addition of Daniel’s Care Palliative Care (DCPC) to its continuum of service. DCPC offers palliative consultative service to children/ adolescents diagnosed with a life-threatening condition that may not require the extensive services typically provided by Daniel’s Care hospice program. DCPC models the hospice approach to care by offering an interdisciplinary team:
Due to the model’s virtual structure, we are able to visit the DCPC patients in their homes, at the Palliative Care Center of the Bluegrass outpatient clinic, and in tertiary care centers. Patients that may benefit from a DCPC consult may include those experiencing
Daniel's Care Palliative Services works with your child's doctor to provide:
Any child with difficult symptom management is appropriate for Palliative Care, including symptoms such as:
The role of the Pediatric Palliative Care Team: