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Ty Hafan - The Family Hospice for Young Lives

Address: 

Hayes Road, Sully, Vale of Glamorgan, CF64 5XX

Contact:

Lindsay Clark
Acting Operational Manager for Care Services
Telephone: 029 2053 2176 / 02920 20532200

University Contact: 

Clinical Teacher Contact:

This is an independent area and a charity it is 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:

Please see student information booklet.  This area is available for management opportunities in PLO7 of the Cardiff Nursing Futures programme.  

Shifts:

12.5  hour shifts 7am -7pm

Nights and weekends

Dress Code: 

Smart Casual - no jeans.

Last Updated: 

30 July 2014

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