Respite services for children with life-limiting conditions and their families in Ireland; a national needs assessment

The findings of this report indicate that service deficits exist and that accessing respite services can be challenging for families. In order to provide children with life-limiting conditions and their families with appropriate and timely respite care, it is necessary first to build our understanding of what constitutes good respite care and subsequently to expand the provision of quality services. This is something the National Development Committee for Children’s Palliative Care is currently addressing.

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