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Hard Conversations: When a Child is Diagnosed with a Life-Limiting Illness
Start date:
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Time:
12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Location:
Daniels Hollywood Theatre, 1st Floor, Black Wing
Event Open To:
Patients, Families, and Staff - All Welcome
Details:

It’s Child and Family-Centred Care Week at SickKids!  Join us for…

 

Hard Conversations: When a Child is Diagnosed with a Life-Limiting Illness

 

Thursday June 9, 2016

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Daniels Hollywood Theatre

 

How does a family feel when their child is diagnosed with a life-limiting illness?  What are the hidden struggles that families experience that might impact the life of a child you are caring for?  How can staff better understand how to support families in a time of uncertainty?  Join us for a unique opportunity to engage in heart-to-heart conversations about life and end-of-life care. 

 

Lunch will be provided at 1:00 pm – Continue the discussion in room 1248 from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm.

 

Moderator: Dana MacLean, Family Advisor, Bereaved Parent 

Presenters: Dr. Kevin Weingarten, Staff Paediatrician, Paediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT) & Vince Leitao, Family Advisor, Author, Bereaved Parent, and Experiential Grief Student

 

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For more information, please contact Gabrielle Maurice at gabrielle.maurice@sickkids.ca or 416-813-7654 x228313.

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