Rachel House supports 150 children and their families from all over Scotland every year. The children who use Rachel House have life-shortening conditions and visit the hospice for respite care, emergency care, terminal care and the families then use CHAS for bereavement support. This is a problem that can only be solved with medical advances. CHAS exists to help families make the most of the short time that they have together.
Providing one years funding for toys, games and activities at Rachel House will ensure that the Activities Team are fully equiped to provide fun, laughter and quality time, for the families who use our services, therefore creating special and lasting memories which are so important.
For many families who use Rachel House, the time that they will have together will be very short. In the long term it is so important for bereaved parents and siblings of a child who has used Rachel House to know that they made the most of the time they had with the child.