CSC expands Palliative Care Program with support from WellSpan Health Community Partnership Grant

LANCASTER COUNTY, PA- The Clinic for Special Children (CSC) is formalizing and expanding its home-based pediatric palliative and hospice care program, Cherished Lives, for Plain patients (Amish and Mennonite) with the support of a $10,000 Community Partnership Grant from WellSpan Health. The expansion of palliative care services is driven by the needs of Plain patients with rare genetic disorders served by CSC. The WellSpan Health grant allows CSC to increase patient access to free, culturally sensitive, and well-coordinated comfort and end-of-life care that includes treatment from a specially trained palliative care nurse, primary care physicians, and specialists (if required) in the patient’s home.


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