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Palliative care supports people with a life-limiting illness and their families to live, die and grieve well.
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Stories about children receiving palliative care

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Charlie's story - palliative care for children

Charlie was born with a nerve disorder that limits his physical and mental abilities. Palliative care assists his family to give him the best possible care and quality of life. This film was produced by Moonshine Movies. Duration 10 minutes.

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Joseph's story - palliative care for children

Joseph was diagnosed with severe epilepsy when he was three months old. His mother says:
“The most surprising thing I have learnt about paediatric palliative care is that it is not just about endings. Palliative care is really a steady arm to lean on: it supports you to make your time together the best it can be, and it helps families take some control back over their lives.”

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