Basic Care (Child)
Many tracheostomy tubes are temporary, but deciding when and how to remove the tubes takes a lot of planning from the different teams involved in tracheostomy care, including the patient and their family. This video explains the steps leading up to the removal of tracheostomy on a child. For parents, it may seem daunting at first, but your healthcare team will be supporting you and your child through every step of your journey. You can familiarise your self with the processes your child will undertake and what you can do to help them.