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Important Decisions to Be Made in the Dying Process

There are many important decisions to be made when a child is diagnosed with a terminal illness, including the following:

The process of making the decisions for a child can be overwhelming for many parents. Time for anticipatory grieving should be provided when the child is diagnosed with a terminal illness. It is important to ask questions, delegate responsibilities to other family members when necessary, and to discuss the decisions to be made with the child, if appropriate.

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