Hospice Care for Children
Hospices provide care for terminally ill people whatever the
condition and are often specialists in pain relief for the
condition. They also give support to carers both in the hospice and
Hospices are run by charities, they organise fund-raising
activities to pay for the care they provide.
Admission is arranged through your doctor, district nurse or
hospital consultant or you can contact the hospice yourself. Some
private nursing and rest homes also specialise in the care of the
Your doctor or hospital consultant should know of such homes in
The Sue Ryder
Telephone: (01767) 640622
The Pasque Hospice
Telephone: (01582) 492339
Alternatively please email Children's
Services at Bedford Borough Council.