Training course

Care of the child after death

What to expect

The day explores what happens when a child or young person dies, how to care for a deceased child, discussions round the practicalities and an introduction into the equipment required to support care after death.

We will also explore the importance of memory making and how to facilitate this. Presentations will be given by the hospice Child and Family Support Team who provide therapeutic support, pastoral and spiritual care during bereavement.

Throughout the day you will also hear from a funeral director and also from the child death review team. The day will also include a tour of the hospice and the bereavement facilities

The session will be delivered by members of the clinical and child and family support team.

Lunch will be provided

Who is the course for?

This day is aimed at health care professionals who support children and families through end of life care.


£100 per person

Dates and times

  • 16 July 2024
  • 25 September 2024
  • 2 December 2024

9.00 – 16.00


Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice, Dover Lane Arundel West Sussex BN18 9PX

How to sign up

You can sign up in two ways:

Once you’ve booked in we’ll be in touch to confirm your place and take payment.