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Parental decision-making on utilisation of out-of-home respite in children's palliative care: findings of qualitative case study research - a proposed new model

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In: Child: Care, Health and Development, Vol. 42, No. 1, 01.2016, p. 51-59.

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title = "Parental decision-making on utilisation of out-of-home respite in children's palliative care: findings of qualitative case study research - a proposed new model",
abstract = "SummaryBackgroundRespite in children's palliative care aims to provide a break for family's from the routine of caring. Parental decision-making regarding the utilisation of out-of-home respite is dependent on many interlinking factors including the child's age, diagnosis, geographical location and the family's capacity to meet their child's care needs. A proposed model for out-of-home respite has been developed based on the findings of qualitative case study research.MethodsUtilising multiple, longitudinal, qualitative case study design, the respite needs and experiences of parents caring for a child with a life-limiting condition were explored. Multiple, in-depth interviews were undertaken with the parents identified by a hospital-based children's palliative care team. Data were analysed using thematic analysis. Each individual case consists of a whole study. Cross-case comparison was also conducted.ResultsNine families were recruited and followed for two years. A total of 19 in-depth interviews were conducted with mothers and fathers (one or both) caring for a child with a life-limiting condition in Ireland. Each family reported vastly different needs and experiences of respite from their own unique perspective. Cross-case comparison showed that for all parents utilising respite care, regardless of their child's age and condition, home was the location of choice. Many interlinking factors influencing these decisions included: past experience of in-patient care, and trust and confidence in care providers. Issues were raised regarding the impact of care provision in the home on family life, siblings and the concept of home.ConclusionRespite is an essential element of children's palliative care. Utilisation of out-of-home respite is heavily dependent on a number of interlinked and intertwined factors. The proposed model of care offers an opportunity to identify how these decisions are made and may ultimately assist in identifying the elements of responsive and family-focused respite that are important to families of children with life-limiting conditions.",
keywords = "children, paediatric, palliative care, parents, respite",
author = "J. Ling and Payne, {Sheila Alison} and K. Connaire and M. McCarron",
note = "This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Ling, J., Payne, S., Connaire, K., and McCarron, M. (2016) Parental decision-making on utilisation of out-of-home respite in children's palliative care: findings of qualitative case study research - a proposed new model. Child: Care, Health and Development, 42: 51–59. doi: 10.1111/cch.12300 which has been published in final form at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cch.12300/abstract This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance With Wiley Terms and Conditions for self-archiving.",
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month = "1",
doi = "10.1111/cch.12300",
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pages = "51--59",
journal = "Child: Care, Health and Development",
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TY - JOUR

T1 - Parental decision-making on utilisation of out-of-home respite in children's palliative care

T2 - findings of qualitative case study research - a proposed new model

AU - Ling, J.

AU - Payne, Sheila Alison

AU - Connaire, K.

AU - McCarron, M.

N1 - This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Ling, J., Payne, S., Connaire, K., and McCarron, M. (2016) Parental decision-making on utilisation of out-of-home respite in children's palliative care: findings of qualitative case study research - a proposed new model. Child: Care, Health and Development, 42: 51–59. doi: 10.1111/cch.12300 which has been published in final form at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cch.12300/abstract This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance With Wiley Terms and Conditions for self-archiving.

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N2 - SummaryBackgroundRespite in children's palliative care aims to provide a break for family's from the routine of caring. Parental decision-making regarding the utilisation of out-of-home respite is dependent on many interlinking factors including the child's age, diagnosis, geographical location and the family's capacity to meet their child's care needs. A proposed model for out-of-home respite has been developed based on the findings of qualitative case study research.MethodsUtilising multiple, longitudinal, qualitative case study design, the respite needs and experiences of parents caring for a child with a life-limiting condition were explored. Multiple, in-depth interviews were undertaken with the parents identified by a hospital-based children's palliative care team. Data were analysed using thematic analysis. Each individual case consists of a whole study. Cross-case comparison was also conducted.ResultsNine families were recruited and followed for two years. A total of 19 in-depth interviews were conducted with mothers and fathers (one or both) caring for a child with a life-limiting condition in Ireland. Each family reported vastly different needs and experiences of respite from their own unique perspective. Cross-case comparison showed that for all parents utilising respite care, regardless of their child's age and condition, home was the location of choice. Many interlinking factors influencing these decisions included: past experience of in-patient care, and trust and confidence in care providers. Issues were raised regarding the impact of care provision in the home on family life, siblings and the concept of home.ConclusionRespite is an essential element of children's palliative care. Utilisation of out-of-home respite is heavily dependent on a number of interlinked and intertwined factors. The proposed model of care offers an opportunity to identify how these decisions are made and may ultimately assist in identifying the elements of responsive and family-focused respite that are important to families of children with life-limiting conditions.

AB - SummaryBackgroundRespite in children's palliative care aims to provide a break for family's from the routine of caring. Parental decision-making regarding the utilisation of out-of-home respite is dependent on many interlinking factors including the child's age, diagnosis, geographical location and the family's capacity to meet their child's care needs. A proposed model for out-of-home respite has been developed based on the findings of qualitative case study research.MethodsUtilising multiple, longitudinal, qualitative case study design, the respite needs and experiences of parents caring for a child with a life-limiting condition were explored. Multiple, in-depth interviews were undertaken with the parents identified by a hospital-based children's palliative care team. Data were analysed using thematic analysis. Each individual case consists of a whole study. Cross-case comparison was also conducted.ResultsNine families were recruited and followed for two years. A total of 19 in-depth interviews were conducted with mothers and fathers (one or both) caring for a child with a life-limiting condition in Ireland. Each family reported vastly different needs and experiences of respite from their own unique perspective. Cross-case comparison showed that for all parents utilising respite care, regardless of their child's age and condition, home was the location of choice. Many interlinking factors influencing these decisions included: past experience of in-patient care, and trust and confidence in care providers. Issues were raised regarding the impact of care provision in the home on family life, siblings and the concept of home.ConclusionRespite is an essential element of children's palliative care. Utilisation of out-of-home respite is heavily dependent on a number of interlinked and intertwined factors. The proposed model of care offers an opportunity to identify how these decisions are made and may ultimately assist in identifying the elements of responsive and family-focused respite that are important to families of children with life-limiting conditions.

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KW - paediatric

KW - palliative care

KW - parents

KW - respite

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DO - 10.1111/cch.12300

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VL - 42

SP - 51

EP - 59

JO - Child: Care, Health and Development

JF - Child: Care, Health and Development

SN - 0305-1862

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