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Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Children's hospice service launches appeal to increase care at home


Hampton based children’s hospice service, Shooting Star CHASE is launching an appeal this November to raise funds to increase its Hospice at Home service.

Shooting Star CHASE offers a lifeline to children and teenagers with life-limiting conditions – and their families. It is crucial in helping very sick children stay at home longer or leave hospital sooner. As well as offering medical, nursing and therapeutic care with access to a specialist consultant at home or in the family's community; the charity offers practical and emotional support too – caring for all the needs of the whole family.

Currently, over 350 families rely on the Shooting Star CHASE Hospice at Home service. But, the charity does not have the funds to offer the full range of vital care to every family that needs help at home.

You can get involved today and help local children and teenagers by visiting shootingstarchase.org.uk/keytocare or calling the Hampton fundraising office on 020 8481 8180.
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