While the pandemic has meant we are currently delivering all our clinical care from Christopher’s and Shooting Star House is closed for now whilst families continue to shield, we have been looking at how we can use Shooting Star House flexibly to provide support. This happened for the first time last week, when we invited bereaved families to a special day of remembrance.
We’re going virtual to ensure we can still support children with life-limiting conditions, and their families, in every way we can during this uncertain time.
Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex enjoyed decorating heart-shaped biscuits for Valentine’s Day with children and families supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices on Wednesday 12th February.
Our Hampton hospice, Shooting Star House played host to 29 nursing students from Kingston and St George’s University London on Monday, for a day of insight and understanding about children’s hospices, and the work they do.
Shooting Star Children’s Hospices have received a donation of superb specialist sensory technology from children’s charity Lifelites, for supported children to enjoy.
As we reach the end of the traditional 12 days of Christmas – what a wonderful Christmas time it has been at our two hospices, Christopher’s in Guildford and Shooting Star House in Hampton.
Axel was just 9 months old when he was diagnosed with a brain tumour. Help families, like Axel’s, facing the unimaginable this Christmas.
To celebrate the Rugby World Cup, super supporters the Akuma Beavers rugby team paid a visit to our Guildford hospice, Christopher’s to spend some time with some of the children and families supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.
Forget Reading and Leeds – StarFest was the only place to be last weekend, as families came together at Shooting Star House to enjoy some live music, games and plenty of treats!
Thanks to a very special birthday girl Lilah, Christopher’s was transformed into a fintastic seaside at a beach themed activity day! The activity day was all possible because of donations from 7 year old Lilah who wanted to make children happy on her birthday!