Northeast Florida Community Hospice

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“Community PedsCare is so much more involved than just nursing. I still learn more about the things they can help us with that I didn't realize we needed help with.” -- Daisy Brooks, Eva-Simone Brooks' mother.

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Community PedsCare® walks alongside parents and their children regardless of the treatment options they decide to pursue. A team of trained, experienced pediatric professionals all work together to support the child and family during difficult times. Working with the child’s own physician, the Community PedsCare team helps families navigate through the maze of pediatric healthcare.




Who is on the team?

  • Child and family members, including siblings, caregivers and other loved ones
  • Child’s own physician
  • Pediatric nurses
  • Family-focused pediatric psychosocial specialists
  • Chaplain
  • Child life specialist
  • Pediatric supportive care physicians

Community PedsCare physicians

Jeffrey Goldhagen, MD, MPH 
Program Medical Director, Community PedsCare
Professor and Chief, Division of Community Pediatrics, UF College of Medicine-Jacksonville

 Anne Elliott, MD
Associate Medical Director, Community PedsCare

Amanda Spence, ARNP

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American Hospital Association awarded Community Hospice a 2012 Circle of Life Citation of Honor for the innovative, community-focused and family-centric Community PedsCare program.