Derian Patrons & Ambassadors
Our celebrity supporters help us in many ways from spreading the word about the work we do here at Derian House to attending events, giving their time to our children and families and raising money to support the care we provide. We are very grateful for all their hard work and support. Find out more about our Patrons and Ambassadors and the work they do on our behalf by clicking on the photos below.
Lord Shuttleworth has been Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for Lancashire since 1997 and was Chairman of the Association of Lord-Lieutenants from 2008 to 2018.
Professional footballer Jason Lowe currently plays for Salford City FC. Originally from Leigh, Jason came up through the ranks at Blackburn Rovers.
Steve is an actor, comedian and writer who rose to prominence as a member of The League of Gentlemen, winning several major awards including a BAFTA, RTS and the Rose D’Or.
Adam Parker Brown
Adam Parker Brown is a singer, actor and producer. As a singer and actor, Adam has performed at some of the country’s most prestigious venues and events.
Kellie enjoyed a long and successful career as a boxing manager and promoter, and has become an inspirational transgender figure since her reassignment surgery in 2014.
Stan Bamber MBE
Born in St Helens, I joined the Army when I was 18, working very hard to climb through the ranks in locations all over the globe, before leaving 22 years later having reached the rank of Regimental Sargeant Major (RSM).
Sandra Robinson has worked alongside fellow Community Ambassador Stan Bamber for many years, setting up the Hyndburn Support group in 2011.
Wayne is a teacher at Darwen Vale High School, and over the last decade they have made close ties with Derian House and currently raised over £32,000 for us.
Take a Tour of Derian House
We’ve recently completed a million-pound refurbishment of our hospice, giving us some of the best facilities in the country. Come and take a peek at our new cinema, PlayZone and state-of-the-art sensory room…
- Hydrotherapy Pool
- Sensory Room
- Messy PlayZone
- Derian at the Movies
- Smile Park
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What Our Families Say...
The most perfect place for peace and support at such a difficult time when losing a son and grandson.
The stuff that goes on behind those doors is heart-warming.
What an amazing place full of amazing people!
We are very grateful to be a part of the Derian family.
We cannot thank you enough for looking after us all through the toughest time.
Thank you for helping us make memories with our little girl that we will treasure forever.
We will be forever grateful.
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