DescriptionProviding Support at Home for Children and Young People who have Complex Health Needs discusses elements of providing support in the home, which influence the quality of provision. This includes: the rationale for providing support at home, the child being central to the provision of support, taking into account the needs of the whole family, working closely with parents, working in the family home, choices and rights, supporting adolescents, team working, ethical issues, political and organisational issues. Case studies are used to illustrate the points raised.
Chapter 1. Children and Young People who have Complex and Continuing Health Needs.
Chapter 2. Putting the Child or Young Person First.
Chapter 3. The Child or Young Person as a Part of the Family.
Chapter 4. Working with Pparents.
Chapter 5 Working in the Family Home.
Chapter 6. Supporting Young People.
Chapter 7. Grief, Loss and Bereavement.
Chapter 8. Choices and Rights.
Chapter 9. Ethical Issues Involved in Supporting Children, Young People, and their Families.
Chapter 10. Organisational Issues.
Chapter 11. Working with Children and Young People and their Families.
Appendix: Useful Resources.