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Palliative Care and Butterfly Hospice Program

Welcome to the Palliative Care and Butterfly Hospice Program at The Phoenix Center for Rehabilitation and Pediatrics, where we provide specialized care designed to offer comfort, dignity, and peace to children facing life-limiting conditions and their families. Our program is dedicated to ensuring that every child’s remaining time is as comfortable and meaningful as possible, surrounded by love and support.

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Palliative Care Services

Our Palliative Care team focuses on relieving the symptoms, pain, and stress of serious illness, regardless of the diagnosis or stage of the disease. We aim to improve the quality of life for both the child and their family by addressing physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs.

Butterfly Hospice Program

The Butterfly Hospice Program, a cornerstone of our palliative care services, offers a nurturing and supportive environment for children in the final stages of life. This program is named for the butterfly's symbolism of hope, transformation, and gentle beauty, reflecting our approach to end-of-life care.

Our Multidisciplinary Team

Our care is delivered by a compassionate, multidisciplinary team that includes:

  • Pediatric Palliative Care Specialists

  • Experienced Nurses

  • Social Workers

  • Chaplains and Spiritual Care Providers

  • Bereavement Counselors

  • Volunteers


Together, we create a personalized care plan for each child, ensuring that all aspects of their well-being are addressed.

Family-Centered Approach

We believe in the importance of family in the care process and offer:
 

  • Family Support Services: Emotional and practical support for families, including counseling and bereavement services.
     

  • Decision-Making Assistance: Guidance in making informed choices about your child’s care and treatment options.
     

  • Care Coordination: Seamless collaboration with your child’s existing healthcare providers to ensure comprehensive care.

Specialized Services

Our program includes a range of specialized services designed to provide relief and support:
 

  • Symptom Management: Expert care to manage pain and other distressing symptoms.
     

  • Emotional and Spiritual Support: Individual and family counseling to help navigate emotional challenges and offer spiritual comfort.
     

  • Memory Making Activities: Opportunities to create lasting memories and keepsakes with your child.
     

  • End-of-Life Care: Respectful and dignified care in the final days, focusing on comfort and family togetherness.

Contact Us

If your family is facing the challenge of a serious illness, the Palliative Care and Butterfly Hospice Program at The Phoenix Center for Rehabilitation and Pediatrics is here to provide the care, support, and compassion you need during this difficult time.

Our team is ready to walk alongside you, offering guidance, support, and unwavering care every step of the way.

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