Children’s Palliative Care Team- Short Breaks Criteria for Referral to the Service

This service  provides care for the child or young person in their home whilst their parent/ carer have a short break from caring. All new referrals will receive an initial assessment visit from the Team Leader within 2 weeks from receipt of the completed referral form. All new referrals are reviewed at the monthly team meeting to allocate a Children’s Palliative Care Support Worker and hours to support the family.