What We Do

Derian House Children’s Hospice looks after children and young people living with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions (as well as their siblings, parents and grandparents). We do this in a variety of ways…

Drone Shot

The Hospice

Planned short break respite
Emergency respite
Sensory room
Family accommodation
Advanced Clinical Practitioners
Symptom management
End of life care
Transition to adult services
Play specialists
Advance Care Planning
Day respite care

Teddy Bear Picnic


Support from diagnosis
Working with hospital teams
Education and training
Support on NICU
Introducing families to the Hospice
Support with Advance Care Planning
Bereavement support


The Community

24 hour advice line
End of life care at home
Symptom management
Respite care at home
Links with hospitals and community nursing teams

Siblings Garden

The Family

Family support workers
Social workers
Stay and play
Family Splash
Sibling support
Family day care
Complementary therapies
Representation and support at social care meetings

Reflection Room (2)


Care after death in Sunflower rooms
Bereavement support groups for all family
Memento work
Forget me Not remembrance service
Siblings Treasure Days
Grandparents groups
Reflection room

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