WellChild is a national charity making it possible for children and young people with exceptional health needs to be cared for at home instead of hospital, wherever possible.
The charity is best known for its UK-wide team of WellChild nurses who provide practical and emotional support, particularly in the home.
- Providing practical and emotional support to seriously ill children, young people and their families, enabling them to leave hospital quicker and live life in their own homes.
- Funding projects and research to ensure parents, carers and those who work in the children’s healthcare sector are better equipped to provide support to children and young people with long term, complex healthcare needs.
- Influencing the future of health, education and social care policy to ensure it meets the needs of families of seriously ill children and young people.