Pediatric Program

Hospice of Chattanooga, Inc.  Pediatric Palliative Care Program cares for any child with a life-threatening illness.  Our focus is on quality of life care for the child and family.  This is achieved through optimal pain and symptom management for the child and emotional support for family care Read more… is provided wherever the child lives-whether at home, in a nursing facility or hospital.  Our Pediatric Team consists of specially-trained professionals including:  Board Certified Palliative Care Physician, Pediatrician, Pediatric Nurse, Social Worker, Bereavement Coordinator, Spiritual Care Coordinator.  Our program is appropriate when: a child has months rather than years of life expectancy.  Usual treatment methods are no longer effective.  Emergency room or hospital stays become more frequent and a decline in condition is becoming evident.


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