Educational Services for Children in Need of Palliative Care

14 Oct, 2020

From October 1, 2020, providing the educational services for children in need of palliative care began in cooperation with the Open Society Georgia Foundation and with the funding of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of Georgia.

The first lesson was held at the children’s hospice “Firefly World”, where special education teachers from Tbilisi Public School №198 provide educational services to children and adolescents.

The project promotes the inclusion of children in need of palliative care in the educational process, both in groups and individually, through specially designed lessons.

The teaching process is led by a multidisciplinary group that consists of: psychologist, music therapist, game therapist, art therapist and behavior therapist.

Play therapy using various toys and dolls plays an important role in the educational process of children in palliative care, which is a process of natural self-expression, sharing of emotions; Art therapy and music play a leading role, significantly contributing to the encouragement and management of positive emotions.