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Talking to children about death and grief : information for parents and caregivers

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Integrated Palliative Care Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2024
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When you are caring for a grieving child, you may sometimes feel like you do not know how to help them. It can be painful to see their sadness, but you can help. If you try to connect with your child, then you can help them through grief and loss. This pamphlet explains how you can help when your child is coping with disease, dying, the death of a loved one, and grief. Tips for developmental stages (pre-school aged children, school aged children, and pre-teens to teenagers) are included. A list…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Integrated Palliative Care Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Bereavement
Grief
Child
Subjects (LCSH)
Death
Grief
Grief in children
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
When you are caring for a grieving child, you may sometimes feel like you do not know how to help them. It can be painful to see their sadness, but you can help. If you try to connect with your child, then you can help them through grief and loss. This pamphlet explains how you can help when your child is coping with disease, dying, the death of a loved one, and grief. Tips for developmental stages (pre-school aged children, school aged children, and pre-teens to teenagers) are included. A list of online resources is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2146, "Parler de la mort et du deuil aux enfants : Information pour les parents et les personnes qui s’occupent des enfants", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Integrated Palliative Care Services
Pamphlet Number
2024
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Cytotoxic precautions at home

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Nova Scotia Health. Nova Scotia Cell Therapy and Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
4037
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You are being treated with a cancer treatment that is cytotoxic. This means it can kill cancer cells and can harm healthy cells. This booklet describes what you, your family, friends and caregivers need to know about cytotoxic precautions. These precautions are used to keep your family members, friends and caregivers safe while you are taking your cancer treatment. This pamphlet explains what cytotoxic precautions are, what body fluids are cytotoxic, how to handle your body wastes, what to do …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Nova Scotia Cell Therapy and Transplant Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - drug therapy
Patient Safety
Cytotoxins--toxicity
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Chemotherapy
Patient safety
Specialty
Cancer Care
Medications
Abstract
You are being treated with a cancer treatment that is cytotoxic. This means it can kill cancer cells and can harm healthy cells. This booklet describes what you, your family, friends and caregivers need to know about cytotoxic precautions. These precautions are used to keep your family members, friends and caregivers safe while you are taking your cancer treatment. This pamphlet explains what cytotoxic precautions are, what body fluids are cytotoxic, how to handle your body wastes, what to do if your body wastes spill and what to do with the garbage. Information about dishes, laundry, sex, having a baby, breastfeeding, and how to bring samples to the hospital is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Cell Therapy and Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
4037
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Managing cancer-related fatigue

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
4030
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Tiredness or fatigue is the most common symptom reported by cancer patients and survivors. It can happen at any time during or after cancer treatment. This pamphlet explains the signs and causes of fatigue, what you and your cancer care team can do to help, how to manage your energy, and when to call your doctor or nurse, or see a specialist. Helpful hints for caregivers and contact information for the Canadian Cancer Society are included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Alternate Title
Managing cancer related fatigue
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Fatigue
Neoplasms - complications
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Patients
Fatigue--Prevention
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
Tiredness or fatigue is the most common symptom reported by cancer patients and survivors. It can happen at any time during or after cancer treatment. This pamphlet explains the signs and causes of fatigue, what you and your cancer care team can do to help, how to manage your energy, and when to call your doctor or nurse, or see a specialist. Helpful hints for caregivers and contact information for the Canadian Cancer Society are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4030
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How to self-prone : instructions for COVID-19 patients and caregivers

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Acute Care, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Critical Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2251
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This pamphlet is a teaching tool for COVID-19 patients and their caregivers. When you have COVID-19, lying on your belly and in different positions will help your body to get air into all areas of your lungs. The pamphlet outlines different ways to position yourself to help you breathe easier. The French version of this pamphlet, 2255, "Comment s’allonger sur le ventre : instructions pour les patients atteints de COVID-19 et leurs aidants," is also available. The Arabic translation of this pamp…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Acute Care
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Critical Care
Alternate Title
How to self-prone : instructions for coronavirus patients and caregivers
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Coronavirus
Infectious diseases
Prone Position
Subjects (LCSH)
COVID-19 (Disease)
Infectious diseases
Patients--Positioning
Specialty
Infectious Diseases
Abstract
This pamphlet is a teaching tool for COVID-19 patients and their caregivers. When you have COVID-19, lying on your belly and in different positions will help your body to get air into all areas of your lungs. The pamphlet outlines different ways to position yourself to help you breathe easier. The French version of this pamphlet, 2255, "Comment s’allonger sur le ventre : instructions pour les patients atteints de COVID-19 et leurs aidants," is also available. The Arabic translation of this pamphlet, 2256, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Acute Care and Critical Care, Central Zone, adapted from the Intensive Care Society, United Kingdom
Pamphlet Number
2251
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Comment s’allonger sur le ventre : instructions pour les patients atteints de COVID-19 et leurs aidants

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Acute Care, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Critical Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2255
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Ce dépliant est un outil éducatif pour les patients atteints de COVID-19 et leurs aidants. Lorsque vous êtes atteint de COVID-19, le fait de vous allonger sur le ventre et d'adopter différentes positions aidera votre corps à faire circuler l'air dans toutes les parties de vos poumons. Ce dépliant décrit les différentes façons de vous positionner pour faciliter la respiration. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2251, "How to Self-Prone - Instructions for COVID-19 Patients and…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Acute Care
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Critical Care
Alternate Title
[How to Self-Prone - Instructions for COVID-19 Patients and Caregivers]
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Coronavirus
Infectious diseases
Prone Position
Subjects (LCSH)
COVID-19 (Disease)
Infectious diseases
Patients--Positioning
Specialty
Infectious Diseases
Abstract
Ce dépliant est un outil éducatif pour les patients atteints de COVID-19 et leurs aidants. Lorsque vous êtes atteint de COVID-19, le fait de vous allonger sur le ventre et d'adopter différentes positions aidera votre corps à faire circuler l'air dans toutes les parties de vos poumons. Ce dépliant décrit les différentes façons de vous positionner pour faciliter la respiration.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2251, "How to Self-Prone - Instructions for COVID-19 Patients and Caregivers". This pamphlet is a teaching tool for COVID-19 patients and their caregivers. When you have COVID-19, lying on your belly and in different positions will help your body to get air into all areas of your lungs. The pamphlet outlines different ways to position yourself to help you breathe easier. The Arabic translation of this pamphlet, 2256, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Acute Care and Critical Care, Central Zone, adapted from the Intensive Care Society, United Kingdom
Pamphlet Number
2255
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[How to self-prone : instructions for COVID-19 patients and caregivers]

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Acute Care, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Critical Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2256
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This is an Arabic translation of pamphlet 2251. This pamphlet is a teaching tool for COVID-19 patients and their caregivers. When you have COVID-19, lying on your belly and in different positions will help your body to get air into all areas of your lungs. The pamphlet outlines different ways to position yourself to help you breathe easier. The French version of this pamphlet, 2255, "Comment s’allonger sur le ventre : instructions pour les patients atteints de COVID-19 et leurs aidants," is als…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Acute Care
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Critical Care
Alternate Title
How to self-prone : instructions for coronavirus patients and caregivers
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Coronavirus
Infectious diseases
Prone Position
Subjects (LCSH)
COVID-19 (Disease)
Infectious diseases
Patients--Positioning
Specialty
Infectious Diseases
Abstract
This is an Arabic translation of pamphlet 2251. This pamphlet is a teaching tool for COVID-19 patients and their caregivers. When you have COVID-19, lying on your belly and in different positions will help your body to get air into all areas of your lungs. The pamphlet outlines different ways to position yourself to help you breathe easier. The French version of this pamphlet, 2255, "Comment s’allonger sur le ventre : instructions pour les patients atteints de COVID-19 et leurs aidants," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Acute Care and Critical Care, Central Zone, adapted from the Intensive Care Society, United Kingdom
Pamphlet Number
2256
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Disconnecting an elastomeric infusion pump from your Port-A-Cath

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
4031
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This pamphlet gives instructions to help you and your family members or caregivers disconnect your pump at home. You can also review these instructions in video format by visiting: www.nshealth.ca/epump. The pamphlet explains how to prevent an infection, when and how to disconnect your elastomeric infusion pump, and how to flush your port with heparin.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Alternate Title
Disconnecting an elastomeric infusion pump from your implanted port
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms
Catheters, Indwelling
Infusion Pump
Subjects (LCSH)
Catheters
Cancer
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
This pamphlet gives instructions to help you and your family members or caregivers disconnect your pump at home. You can also review these instructions in video format by visiting: www.nshealth.ca/epump. The pamphlet explains how to prevent an infection, when and how to disconnect your elastomeric infusion pump, and how to flush your port with heparin.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4031
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Restraint considerations for patients and families

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Interprofessional Practice and Learning. Least Restraint Working Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0599
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A restraint is anything that limits a person’s movement. Restraints can help to keep you from getting hurt or hurting others, including your caregivers. Nova Scotia Health’s goal is to promote the health and well-being of all of our patients. We try to help you keep as much comfort, independence, and quality of life as possible. Nova Scotia Health policy states restraints are to be used only as a last resort. This pamphlet explains why and when restraints are used, ways you and your support per…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Interprofessional Practice and Learning. Least Restraint Working Group
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Geriatrics
Immobilization
Subjects (LCSH)
Geriatrics
Restraint of patients
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
A restraint is anything that limits a person’s movement. Restraints can help to keep you from getting hurt or hurting others, including your caregivers. Nova Scotia Health’s goal is to promote the health and well-being of all of our patients. We try to help you keep as much comfort, independence, and quality of life as possible. Nova Scotia Health policy states restraints are to be used only as a last resort. This pamphlet explains why and when restraints are used, ways you and your support person(s) can help without using a restraint, and what to do If you are not happy with how you or your loved one is being restrained.
Responsibility
Prepared by: IPPL Least Restraint Working Group
Pamphlet Number
0599
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Helping teens cope with dying, death, and grief

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Bereavement Coordinator. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1738
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This pamphlet outlines how to help teens cope with dying, death, and grief. It explains how teens may react when someone is very ill, the role their friends may play in the grieving process, and how their reactions may differ from those of an adult. Other topics include teens as caregivers, rituals, hiding and showing feelings, how stress may affect school performance, and warning signs that your teen may need extra help dealing with their feelings.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Bereavement Coordinator
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Death and dying
Grief
Adolescent
Subjects (LCSH)
Death
Grief
Teenagers
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
This pamphlet outlines how to help teens cope with dying, death, and grief. It explains how teens may react when someone is very ill, the role their friends may play in the grieving process, and how their reactions may differ from those of an adult. Other topics include teens as caregivers, rituals, hiding and showing feelings, how stress may affect school performance, and warning signs that your teen may need extra help dealing with their feelings.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Bereavement Coordinator, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1738
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Caring for a pleural catheter : a guide for patients and their caregivers

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Thoracic Surgery, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Unit 6A, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Respirology. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
4014
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This guide will help you care for your pleural catheter. Your nurse will review this information with you before you leave the hospital. This pamphlet explains what a pleural effusion is, how it is treated, draining, problems with draining, signs of infection, and what to do if you have signs of infection. Information on who to call if you have questions is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Thoracic Surgery
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Unit 6A
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Respirology
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms
Pleural Effusion, Malignant
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer
Pleural effusions
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
This guide will help you care for your pleural catheter. Your nurse will review this information with you before you leave the hospital. This pamphlet explains what a pleural effusion is, how it is treated, draining, problems with draining, signs of infection, and what to do if you have signs of infection. Information on who to call if you have questions is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Division of Thoracic Surgery and VG 6A with special thanks to Dr. Simon Houston, Division of Respirology; Approved by: Nova Scotia Cancer Patient Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
4014
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Harbour View Hospital Adult Day Program

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Harbour View Hospital. Adult Day Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2046
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Harbour View Hospital’s Adult Day Program supports participants’ physical, mental, social, spiritual, and recreational needs. It also gives respite for caregivers. Topics include: Program info, who should attend, what will happen at the Program, how to join, and contact info.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Harbour View Hospital. Adult Day Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Recreation Therapy
Respite Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Recreation therapy
Respite care
Abstract
Harbour View Hospital’s Adult Day Program supports participants’ physical, mental, social, spiritual, and recreational needs. It also gives respite for caregivers. Topics include: Program info, who should attend, what will happen at the Program, how to join, and contact info.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Harbour View Hospital Adult Day Program
Pamphlet Number
2046
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Parler de la mort et du deuil aux enfants : Information pour les parents et les personnes qui s’occupent des enfants

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36772
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Integrated Palliative Care Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2146
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Ce dépliant explique comment aider votre enfant à faire face à la fin de vie, à la mort et au deuil. Il explique comment les enfants peuvent réagir lorsqu'une personne est très malade, comment planifier adéquatement les visites de la famille à l'hôpital ou au centre de soins palliatifs et l'importance de prendre le temps de parler à votre enfant. Il fournit aussi des conseils quant à la présence ou non des enfants au moment du décès et des recommandations pour annoncer à un enfant qu'une person…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Integrated Palliative Care Services
Alternate Title
Talking to children about death and grief
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Bereavement
Grief
Child
Subjects (LCSH)
Death
Grief
Grief in children
Abstract
Ce dépliant explique comment aider votre enfant à faire face à la fin de vie, à la mort et au deuil. Il explique comment les enfants peuvent réagir lorsqu'une personne est très malade, comment planifier adéquatement les visites de la famille à l'hôpital ou au centre de soins palliatifs et l'importance de prendre le temps de parler à votre enfant. Il fournit aussi des conseils quant à la présence ou non des enfants au moment du décès et des recommandations pour annoncer à un enfant qu'une personne est décédée. On y traite également des sujets suivants : la préparation aux rituels et aux funérailles, l'importance pour les enfants de parler ouvertement de leur peine, la nécessité de garder des souvenirs de l'être aimé, la façon dont les réactions des enfants peuvent différer de celles des adultes et la nécessité de demander du soutien lorsque l'enfant est anxieux. On fournit des conseils pour les différents stades de développement (p. ex., les enfants de 3 à 5 ans, de 6 à 8 ans et de 9 à 12 ans) et une liste de ressources en ligne.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Talking to Children About Death and Grief: Information for Parents and Caregivers" pamphlet 2024. This pamphlet outlines how to help your child cope with dying, death, and grief. It explains how children may react when someone is very ill, planning appropriately for family visits at the hospital or hospice, the importance of making time to talk to your child, guidance on whether children should be present at death, and guidance on telling a child that someone has died. Other topics include: getting ready for rituals and funerals, the importance of children needing to talk about grief openly, keeping reminders of your loved one, how their reactions may differ from those of an adult, and asking for extra support when your child gets anxious. Tips for developmental stages (e.g., children aged 3 to 5, aged 6 to 8, and aged 9 to 12) are given and a list of online resources are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Integrated Palliative Care Services
Pamphlet Number
2146
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