In just one year, the Hospice provide around: –
· 1750 short breaks
· 300 emergency admissions
· 315 days of end of life care
· 450 home visits
· 190 child day care sessions
· 400 young adult sessions
· 1,000 hours of support for siblings
· 1,200 hours of bereavement support and counselling
· and much, much more.
Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice care for children and young adults with life-shortening and life-threatening conditions. They are currently supporting around 250 families, both in the hospice and in family homes.
Their support services are wide ranging and bespoke to each family; including end of life treatment and care, music therapy, counselling, sibling support groups, home visits and much, much more.
Due to their expanding services their costs have gradually risen to more than £4m, enabling them to support their families in the best possible way. They continue to receive around 10% government funding.