Who can be referred to Helen & Douglas House?
The children and young adults 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 children or young adults.
Who can make a referral to Helen & Douglas House?
Referrals to Helen House or 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 or young adult is always approached before the referral is processed.
Young adults aged 16 to 35 can refer themselves to Douglas House.
All support offered by Helen and 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.
For more information
Call Helen & Douglas House on 01865 794749 and ask to speak to the Helen House or Douglas House Referral Team.