Information about our services for patients and families.Our care services
Your support helps local children with life-shortening conditions and their families; through the good days, the bad days, and the last days. Meet our families and read about how your support makes a difference.
A day after her first birthday, Louiza had a fit and was rushed to hospital. Soon after that, the family found out that Louiza had severe complex needs.
At her 16-week baby scan, Vicki received the devastating news that her baby would likely pass away during the pregnancy or at birth.
Zac is four years old and no one knows enough about Zac’s condition to plan anything, so his family treat every day like it’s his last.
Jacob is a big film fanatic, loves spending time outdoors and splashing around in the swimming pool at Chestnut Tree House.
When Jack was born, his parents were told that he would never talk, never sit up, and never speak.
Lilly has been profoundly deaf since birth and has severe complex needs – touch is by far her strongest sense.
Raymond is 9 years old, loves being outside, lawnmowers, hats, Mr Bean, and has severe complex needs.
For Oliver, Chestnut Tree House lets him experience things that other 8 year olds do, and gain some independence.
Cordelia is constantly on the go. But, on a bad day, she can’t even get out of bed due to a rare form of epilepsy.
Tia was born with severe brain damage so she spent the first two months of her life in hospital and came to us at 8 months.