Leo House at Home is a local charity which
funds respite care nurses for life-limited children and young
people. These children have complex needs and require 24 hour
care; our nurses are a life-line for their families.
We work with Chestnut Tree House and fund
5 of their Community Team nurses. These ‘Leo House Nurses’
are able to provide a range of support for the children and their
families. For example, when the sick child is safe in the care
of the Leo House Nurse, parents are able to spend time with their
The nurses are able to help families from
the time of diagnosis, provide respite care, advice on sources
of help and become friends of the young person. You can read some
of our children’s stories on our website:
Leo House at Home is very grateful for the
support of the Sussex Beer and Cider Festival. We receive no statutory
funding so rely on donations from individual and local organisations.