Demelza


Demelza Kent is a 10-bedded hospice providing a large range of hospice and care services to children, young people and their families, Life-limited or life threatened children or young people and their families benefit from a wide range of facilities that include a Multi-Sensory room, Soft Play, Jacuzzi, and The Inclusion Zone (TIZ) for young people.

Our Care Team is led by Children’s Palliative Care Nurses and consists of Children’s Palliative Care Assistants, Family Support Workers and other Ancillary Support Staff. One of our aims is to make the most of every moment that the child or young person spends at Demelza. Parents have described having the opportunity of an undisturbed night’s sleep as pure luxury.
At the end of the child or young person’s illness, we offer a comprehensive service of support using a Bereavement Suite – known as the Hop Garden. We share our expertise in childhood bereavement as widely as possible within our community.

We offer:

Specialist short-term planned breaks

Emergency short breaksPalliative care and symptom control

End-of-life care

Day Care

Information, advice and practical assistance, including stepped discharge from hospital to home

Social and family support

24 hour telephone supportOpen ended bereavement counseling and support

 

Demelza South East London is a 6-bedded hospice providing a large range of hospice and care services to children, young people and their families.

Life-limited or life threatened children or young people and their families benefit from a wide range of facilities that include the use of multi-sensory and soft play equipment.

Our Care Team is led by Children’s Palliative Care Nurses and consists of Children’s Palliative Care Assistants, Family Support Workers and other Ancillary Support Staff. One of our aims is to make the most of every moment that the child or young person spends at Demelza. Parents have described having the opportunity of an undisturbed night’s sleep as pure luxury.

At the end of the child or young person’s illness, we offer a comprehensive service of support using a bereavement suite – known as the Butterfly Suite. We share our expertise in childhood bereavement as widely as possible within our community.

We offer:

Specialist short-term planned breaks

Emergency short breaks

Palliative care and symptom control

End-of-life care

Day Care

Information, advice and practical assistance, including stepped discharge from hospital to home

Social and family support

24 hour telephone support

Open ended bereavement counseling and support

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