Star PALS for Children

Star PALS (Paediatric Advance Life Support) is a paediatrics palliative care service provided by HCA Hospice Care and started in April 2012.

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Who we help

Our patients are aged 19 years and below. They have life-limiting or life-threatening conditions that may range from neurological or congenital conditions to childhood cancer.

Our dedicated team of care staff:

  • Works hand-in-hand with your child’s primary healthcare team to prevent, reduce and sooth symptoms through regular home visits and a 24-hour on-call helpline.
  • Coordinates care with different attending specialists
  • Supports you in making complex medical decisions during the course of your child’s treatment at critical junctures, including formulation of advance care plans
  • Provides emotional and spiritual support as well as counselling for the entire family to better cope with adverse events
  • Provides end of life care
  • Provides bereavement support