When a Patient is a Parent

Age suitability:

  • Adults

The comprehensive guide for healthcare professionals who support patients diagnosed with cancer and who are responsible for children under the age of 16. The guide provides advice on how to talk to children about cancer, what children of different ages understand about cancer, what emotional and behavioural changes to look out, the role of schools, as well as practical support that can be applied at home.

The guide comes with five additional pull out sheets that can be given to patients.

How Do I Tell My Kids I Have Cancer?

How Do I Tell My Kids I Have Terminal Cancer?

How Do I Tell My Kids I Have Cancer?  Common Questions Children Ask

Help For Families: Organisations and Service

Help For Families: Free Resources for Adults and Children

£7.99