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Ty Hafan - The Family Hospice for Young Lives

Address: 

Hayes Road, Sully, Nr Cardiff, CF64 5XX

Contact:

Lindsay Clark telelphone: (029) 20 532200  Direct line: 029 2053 2176

University Contact: 

Ms Melda Price

Position:Lecturer: Children and Young People
Ms Melda Price
Telephone: +44 (0)29 206 87828Extension: 87828

Clinical Teacher Contact:

This is an Independent area and a Charity and not part of the NHS.

Remit: 

Palliative care for children and young people with life limiting conditions is an active and total approach to care, embracing physical, emotional, social and spiritual elements.  It focuses on enhancement of quality of life for the child and support for the family and includes the management of distressing symptoms, provision of short break care and care through death and bereavement. (ACT, RCPH, 1993)

Clients: 

Children and Young People aged 0-18 

Key Learning Opportunities: 

Care of Children and Young People who have life limiting conditions.

Preparation For Practice:

This area is available for management opportunities in Module 9 in the BN programme and PLO7 in the September 12 onwards revised programme.

Shifts:

12.5  hour shifts 7am-7pm

Nights and weekends

Dress Code: 

Smart Casual - no jeans.

Last Updated: 

8 February 2013

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