Who can be referred to Helen & Douglas House?
The babies and children referred to Helen & Douglas House will have a condition or a disability that is deemed to be life-limiting or life-shortening. We are not able to offer long term care to babies and children.
Who can make a referral to Helen & Douglas House?
Referrals to Helen & Douglas House can be made directly from families or their relatives, from consultants, general practitioners, hospital and community nurses, other health and social care professionals, schools, workers in the voluntary sector and any other source. The family is always approached before the referral is processed.
All support offered by Helen & Douglas House is reviewed annually, so we can continue to offer the most appropriate care and ensure our resources are used fairly and in line with the needs of all the patients and families using our service.