In 2010, Camp Quality conducted an extensive Family Research
Project. The aim of this research was to develop a broader
understanding of the needs of children with cancer and their
families, how these needs were being met by Camp Quality and other
organisations, and to identify further scope to enhance Camp
This research has been an important part of our commitment to
better meet and adapt to the changing needs of families. We are
very thankful to those that participated in this project with the
feedback provided being extremely valuable and has shaped our
Who took part?
- Camp Quality Families
- Camp Quality Volunteer Companions
- Health Care Professionals
What did we want to find out?
We wanted our research to cover two distinct areas:
- Experiences and needs of our families
- Who is meeting the needs of families?
- Where are the gaps?
Experience with Camp Quality
- Where do we meet needs?
- Where we don't meet needs?
- Suggestions for improvements
The focus of the research was all about the needs of children
with cancer, their siblings and their parents.
The following is a snap shot of the
information Camp Quality families, Camp Quality volunteer
Companions and health care professionals shared with us. Just
select a link below; it will guide you through the results on
In a nutshell
- Camp Quality is clearly providing valuable support
- Support is contributing to a range of identified psychosocial
and practical needs
- There are some psychosocial needs of families that are not
currently being met
- Current programs could be adapted to meet unmet needs
- Need to broaden support, increase access and improve equitable
- New programs and services are needed
You can download a 'Snap Shot' of the Family Research Results
If you would like more information on our research, please
contact Genevieve Antill at Camp Quality on firstname.lastname@example.org
or phone (02) 9876 0552.