Day care and short breaks
If you're caring for a child or young person with a life-threatening illness, often for 24 hours a day, seven days a week you can feel like a huge strain has been placed on your family life. We hear families telling us that their lives are governed by the timetable of nursing and medical needs.
Our day care and short break services aim to ease this pressure. Our care team can visit your home to relieve you of your care duties or you can bring your child to the hospice for care either during the day or overnight. There's often the option of staying with your child at the hospice too if you would like - all of our services are tailored to you.
While at the hospice your child will have access to other services - the use of our sensory room, specialist play
and music therapy