Information about our services for patients and families.Our care services
Our Community support team provides support for children offering hospice care services in families’ own homes.
Our Community Team is the first point of contact for families wanting to use Chestnut Tree House and provides a vital link between families and the hospice.
The team consists of specially trained nurses and care support workers who visit all new families in their own homes to introduce them to Chestnut Tree House and inform them of the variety of services they can offer.
All families are allocated a keyworker from the Community Team to discuss any aspect of their child’s care and remain a familiar point of contact at Chestnut Tree House.
Other services the Community Team offer include short break care to enable parents to take a much needed break, as well as clinical nursing care, end of life care, emotional support sessions, pre and post bereavement support.
The Community Team run day care sessions throughout the year.
These sessions allow parents and carers to have short breaks away from their child, whilst children are able to access the full range of facilities available at Chestnut Tree House.
This can also act as a introduction for families new to Chestnut Tree House prior to their first overnight stay.