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Chestnut Tree House provides specialised care services for children and young people with life-limiting conditions living in East Sussex, West Sussex and South East Hampshire.


Chestnut Tree House is the children’s hospice for Sussex and cares for over 300 children and young adults from 0-19 years of age with progressive life-shortening conditions from all over Sussex and South East Hampshire.

Care staff and child having a high-fiveThe hospice provides a ‘home from home’ environment with 10 children’s bedrooms plus eight family rooms with many exciting facilities.

The house itself is set in beautiful gardens within an area of outstanding natural beauty.

We welcome referrals from any source, on the understanding that it has first been discussed with the child or young person’s family. Families and young people may also refer themselves.

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Our services

Specialist care services

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Short-term and overnight breaks

Healthcare Professionals Short-term and overnight breaks

We can provide short-term care services to families who need a break from caring for their child.

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Community services

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Our Community Support team provides support through hospice day care services.

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Symptom management

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Our symptom management team offer 24/7 symptom advice and management.

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End of life care services

Healthcare Professionals End of life care services

We offer end of life care in the child’s home, hospital or at the hospice depending on needs.

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Bereavement support

Heathcare Professionals Bereavement Support

Our 'Stars' suite provides complete privacy for bereaved families.

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Palliative care and education

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Chestnut Tree House provides constant education and training in palliative care for children.

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Maintaining our standards of care

Healthcare Professionals Maintaining standards of care

Maintaining standards of care is of the utmost importance to us and we do this in various ways.

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Our referral process

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Referral process

Referral process
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CQC rating

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