Pikes Peak Pediatric Pathways

Pediatric Care Services

Are you experiencing the challenges of a life-limiting illness involving a child?  The Pediatric Pathways Program can help you and your little one live more fully with a complex serious illness.  

Program Overview

Patient with Nurse PractitionerOur specialized team of medical and clinical support services surrounds the family with the right care at the right time, in their own home to improve the quality of life for those living with serious illness.

Our team focuses on providing relief from the pain, symptoms, and stress of a serious illness for both the patient and the family.  It is appropriate at any stage in a serious illness and can be provided alongside curative treatment.

We may see a child for a few years during their illness and related treatment, or we may help the family during the child's end-of-life journey.  What's most important is that help is available for the entire family during a difficult time. 

What We Offer

  • A team approach to provide expert pain and symptom management related to a child's serious illness from a pediatrician and Nurse Practitioner.  
  • Support of your goals and decision-making for medical treatment.  
  • Effective and consistent communication and collaboration with your primary physician.
  • Pediatrician and/or nurse practitioner visits tailored to patient's needs.
  • Telephonic support, in-home visits or at our palliative clinic office.
  • Additional services by other team members including social work, spiritual care, and Complementary Therapies such as Soothing Sounds music therapy, aromatherapy, and pet therapy.
Admission Criteria
  • Chronic and complex, life threatening or life shortening disease
  • Medicaid and private insurance accepted

To discuss your specific situation, call us at 719.633.3400.  Press 4 and ask for Pediatric Pathways.  

Click here to watch a recent interview with Ira Cronin, KKTV "Your Healthy Family" to learn more about pediatric palliative care.  

 

What Our Families Say

What you all do is amazing.  Thank you for all your help, support and guidance for my mother and family.  It was such a gift and a blessing to be with my mom and take care of her and to have her at home with my daughter and I.  We will never forget your kindness.  Thank you! ~ Patient's family

The services my husband and I received during his last stages of life were invaluable to us.  His primary wish at the end was to be at home.  I was very afraid that I couldn't grant that wish, but with the help of Pikes Peak Hospice he was able to be at home, where he was comfortable, until the very end.  I am also truly thankful for the grief counseling that you provided to me. ~ Patient's wife

Thank you for all your assistance during this time and for the care of my mother.  There are not enough compliments to give for the support, knowledge, bedside manner, courtesy and kindness. ~ Patient's daughter

 

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