Brusjes are the brother(s) and sister(s) of the admitted child. A disease process can evoke various emotions in the bride from misunderstanding, impotence, uncertainty or guilt. However, it often appears that spouses express these feelings with difficulty or not at all.u00a0
In the first place, it is of course very important how sick the brother or sister is and how far-reaching the consequences of this illness are for the family. Secondly, the character of the child also plays an important role. One child adapts more easily than the other child and one child is very capable of receiving attention in a positive way, while the other child completely ignores it or starts asking for attention in a negative way.
At the children’s and youth departmentu00a0 you can ask the pedagogical employee for the product u2018Especially for youu2019. ‘Especially for you’ has been especially developed for siblings between the ages of 6 and 12 of chronically ill children and for children who are admitted to hospital for a longer period of time. Besides you00a0a folder, the product consists of two parts,u00a0namelyu00a0the spouse’s passport andu00a0the B-Box. You can read more information about this in the brochure or ask the pedagogical staff member in the department for clarification.