by Janine Sheridan BSci GDipMusThrpy, RMT
, Katrina McFerran PhD, RMT
| July 2004
This article explores the value of providing opportunities for choice and control in music therapy sessions within a children's hospice. The field of paediatric palliative care is briefly described and contextualised within better known fields of music therapy practice. Relevant literature is reviewed describing the role of choice and control in adult palliative care, paediatric medical settings, and special education. The unique dimensions of music therapy practice in a paediatric hospice...