Resilience

Research

Respite

Sustainability Fund

Our philosophy is to promote the best possible quality of life and care for every child with a life-limiting condition and to include their families in that care wherever we can. Children who require palliative care can be cared for in various settings: in hospital, at home, or in a children’s hospice. Holistic care for children always includes interdisciplinary clinical […]

This is us

Why help a Children’s Hospice?

At NORTHWOOD, we believe that the purpose-built, 24 Bed Hospice will provide a much-needed addition to existing Clinical Services, and it will also help parents to have a chance to share special time with all of their children. We truly hope that as the walls of the hospice begin to rise, many will see the wonder of what we hope […]

Projects

Family Support & Therapies An extensive range of counselling therapies and support groups for the family including parents, siblings and grandparents are available for those who would like to share their journey with a qualified counsellor. Grandparent Support Groups Grandparent Support Groups have become wonderful opportunities for grannies to get together to share their challenges and sorrows. Many of the […]

Project K.A.T.E.

From the moment we opened the doors at Northwood EDU-Centre in 2010, we knew that the holistic care of referred children would include their education. This is not only a mandate of the World Health Organisation to any organisation offering ongoing care for clinically referred children, but too often, children who are sick or are diagnosed “Special Needs,” are left […]