No family can ever prepare for a child’s terminal illness. If your child has an advanced or chronic terminal illness, we have services that can help ease your child’s discomfort and provide the emotional support you need as a caregiver and parent/Guardian.
Our team will work with child’s current health care team and Physician. Maintaining these established relationships is key to providing the best possible pediatric hospice care. Hospice of San Joaquin is an extension of the health care team and are experts in the field of patient comfort and family support – working together your child will be comfortable and surrounded with compassionate care.
The Hospice Care team
The team is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
- Pediatric nurses
- Medical directors
- Social workers
- Home health aides
- Trained volunteers
- Spiritual support counselors
- Grief Counseling – in home support and sibling care
Our nurses are trained in Pediatric Hospice Care and customize a plan of care based on the child and family’s need. Every child and family is unique and Hospice of San Joaquin is sensitive to all cultural and spiritual beliefs of all families.