‘You do what you can while he’s here’

19 May

Many people think a children’s hospice is all about end-of-life care, LauraLynn in Leopardstown offers much more than that. And while it is a child’s medical needs that determine whether or not a referral is accepted, that individual’s whole family will be embraced and supported as soon as an application is approved.

Mother-of-two Emma McHugh spoke with Sheila Wayman in the Irish Times about her experience of LauraLynn, Ireland’s only Children’s Hospice. Her eldest son Matthew (12) was referred here for respite care nearly 3 years ago. had never heard of the LauraLynn children’s hospice in south Dublin before her eldest child was referred there for respite care.

Read the full article in the Irish Times here.

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