Effects of respite care services in a children's hospice: the parents' point of view.

@article{Champagne2012EffectsOR,
  title={Effects of respite care services in a children's hospice: the parents' point of view.},
  author={Manon Champagne and Suzanne Mongeau},
  journal={Journal of palliative care},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={245-51}
}
PURPOSE To analyze, from the parents' point of view, the effects of respite services offered at a children's hospice, the Maison André-Gratton. METHOD Qualitative methodology (participatory approach) using mainly semi-structured interviews with parents (25 mothers and 8 fathers). Thematic analysis of the data was done. FINDINGS Respite stays allow parents to get some rest, to feel liberated from the responsibility of taking care of their sick child for a few days, to focus on their other… CONTINUE READING