The Cook Children's Palliative Care program offers support for children with life-threatening conditions, as well as their families. Many of our patients and families are coping with the burden of uncertainty regarding the future. Our team supports them, as they hope for the best, attend to the present, celebrate success and prepare for the rest – including possible worst-case scenarios.
- Genetic and metabolic disorders
- Congenital malformations and syndromes
- Severe cerebral palsy
- Neurodegenerative or neuromuscular conditions
- Advanced cancer
- Severe heart and lung disease
Cook Children's is committed to giving families the resources they need to manage their conditions. There are many educational and support opportunities available, including: