Seating considerations for children with palliative care conditions: a toolkit for paediatric occupational therapists


Background: A key role of the Occupational Therapist (OT) in palliative care is to support and enhance quality of life and encourage optimum independence (Crosthwaite, 1997). The provision of appropriate equipment is often... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Sarah Governey (Temple Street Children's University Hospital)
  2. Anna Brown (LauraLynn Ireland’s Children’s Hospice)
  3. Nicola Gaskin (Temple Street Children's University Hospital)
  4. Amy Faulkner (Private Practice)
  5. Katie Kelly (Private Practice)
  6. Pamela Webster (Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin)

Topic Area

Practice and intervention methods


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