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Children's Hospice International

Last Update:6/7/2017
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Address:500 Montgomery Street
Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22314
County:International
Phone:(703) 684-0330
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Website:www.chionline.org
Mission
To ensure appropriate emotional, spiritual, and medical support to children with life-threatening conditions and their families to carry them through the time of illness and dying in a way that minimizes pain, fear and uncertainty, that dignifies the meaning of life and death, and that supports them during bereavement. To create public awareness for what children’s hospice and palliative care can do to meet the needs of children with life-threatening conditions and the issues facing their families, and to ensure that no child or family goes through a health crisis alone.
Program Description
Children's Hospice International (CHI) was founded in 1983 as a nonprofit organization to promote hospice support through pediatric care facilities, to encourage the inclusion of children in existing and developing hospice and home care programs, and to include the hospice perspectives in all areas of pediatric care, education, and the public arena. CHI provides education, training and technical assistance to those who care for children with life-threatening conditions and their families. Children's Hospice provides medical,psychological, emotional and spiritual support to children with life-threatening conditions and their families,to enable them to live life to its fullest potential.
Financial
Please call or write for more information on services or charges for membership.
Services
Terminal Illness
Counties Serviced
Nationwide
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