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Claire House Children's Hospice
Claire House Children's Hospice
Claire House
Formation 1998
Headquarters Bebington, Wirral Peninsula

53°19′52″N 3°01′28″W / 53.33111°N 3.02444°W / 53.33111; -3.02444Coordinates: 53°19′52″N 3°01′28″W / 53.33111°N 3.02444°W / 53.33111; -3.02444

Region served Wirral, Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales, St Helens, Isle of Man.
Leader David Pastor
Budget £2.7m per annum
Staff 160
Volunteers 300+
Remarks [1]

Claire House Children's Hospice is a children's hospice in England. The hospice provides care for babies, children and young people up to the age of 23, with life-threatening or life-limiting conditions. Services include specialist respite, palliative, terminal and bereavement care. The hospice is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of its patients.[1]

The hospice, which is located in Bebington on the Wirral, relies largely on goodwill to pay the £2.7 million annually needed to fund operation.[2]

The hospice has been supported by several recognizable figures, including: Steven Gerrard, Tony Hibbert, and Marco Pierre White. The aim of Claire House Children’s Hospice is to enhance the quality of life for children and young people with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition, offering a high quality service, with both personal and professional support. In partnership with the child or young person and their family, individual needs will be met; those of their family and significant carers will be recognised and respected in a safe ‘home from home’ environment

Claire House has a Teenage Annex designed to provide respect, dignity, privacy and social interaction for teenagers who are undergoing care there. They are hopeful that the annex will provide patients with a sense of independence, for which teenagers yearn.[3]


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External links

  • Claire House Children's Hospice
  • Charity Commission
  • Association of Children's Hospices (ACH)

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