|Kuwait Association for the Care of Children in Hospital (KACCH) advocates for the provision of optimal conditions for children and
their families in hospital in order to reduce the adverse effects of hospitalisation on their development and well-being.
|GOALS & OBJECTIVES
To minimise the stressful impact of hospitalisation
and illness on the child and family in hospital.
To facilitate optimal growth and development
of the child in hospital.
To prepare children and their families for their
health care experiences.
To communicate effectively to other members
of the healthcare team.
To ensure the continuity of the Child Life programme
within health care settings in Kuwait.
To share our knowledge and expertise with similar
organisations locally, regionally and internationally.
To recognise when hospital is not the optimum health care
setting for the child and to advocate for the provision of paediatric
palliative care at home or in Bayt Abdullah Children’s Hospice as
well as in the hospital, so that parents can choose where they wish
to care for their child with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition.