Support also includes the ordering and supplying of equipment necessary for the child, and liaising closely with other professionals involved with the child and family.
The team also have a nurse specialist for children with life limiting and life threatening conditions, and a bereavement play specialist.
The nurse supports children with symptom management and works closely with the team to support children and their families at home.
The team provide a 24 hour service for children and families where home is their chosen place to die. The bereavement play specialist will work with children and their siblings both pre and post bereavement.
Opening times: Monday to Friday (8.30am – 5pm) and weekends/bank holidays (9am – 5pm)
Service hours are Monday to Friday (8.30am – 5pm), and 9am – 5pm weekends and bank holidays. The team also provide 24 hours on-call care for end of life care at home. The service operates 365 days a year.
Children are mostly seen at home but are also sometimes seen at school or nursery.
Our team is based at The Medical Centre, Woodfield Road and occasionally children may be seen at this location.