Supporting Families and Children in Hospital

Through this report, DIFI is contributing its efforts to highlight that the presence and participation of family members is a fundamental component of patient and family-centered care, and has a significant positive effect on a child’s adjustment to the healthcare experience. The report provides concepts, approaches, challenges of pediatric psychosocial care, and case studies that illustrate the application of child and family-friendly pediatric psychosocial care in pediatric healthcare settings, in Qatar and around the world.