The Pediatric Complex Care Support Team (at Mary Bridge) offers comprehensive, family-centered care for children with life-threatening or chronic illness. The Complex Care team consists of a physician, nurse, child life specialist, chaplain and hospital social worker. This care focuses on enhancing the quality of life for children and their families and minimizing physical, spiritual and emotional suffering that can often occur with illness.
Pediatric Complex Care refers to patient and family-centered care that follows a philosophy of care that embraces active and compassionate therapies intended to comfort and support the family unit. The overall goal of the Pediatric Complex Care Team is to help patients and their families live life as normally as possible and provide them with timely and accurate information and support in decision making.
The Pediatric Complex Care Support Team is an interdisciplinary team that can:
The following questions may assist you in determining if a Complex Care meeting is appropriate for your family:
Contact our Pediatric Complex Care Support Team at 253-403-3807.