The psychosocial professional society of the DACH region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) within the „Society for Paediatric Oncology and Haematology” has developed a comprehensive guideline for psychosocial care in Paediatric Oncology. It integrates clinical experience and scientific findings.
Therefore, in this guideline, the reader will find recommendations about which kind of structural frameworks are suggested to be equipped for comprehensive psychosocial care.
On the other hand, the guideline describes the different psychosocial diagnostics and interventions applied in psychosocial care for children and adolescents with and after cancer and their families.
Moreover, it offers guidance on the various psychological, medical, social and socio-economic risk factors and the respective need for different levels of care intensity in the different patients, survivors and their families.