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Kaleidoscope Palliative Care Service


Sign language interpreter available by arrangement
Suitable for children and young people with SEND
Suitable for an individual with hearing impairment
Suitable for an individual with vision impairment

The Kaleidoscope team is delivered by the Specialist Nurse for Children with life limiting or life threatening conditions and the Community Play Specialist, in partnership with the Children's Community Nursing Team, tertiary hospitals, Symptom Care Team at Great Ormond Street Hospital and KaleidoscopeTeam.

This specialist team along with the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) including the paediatric dietician, physiotherapist, Social Services, education, and Children's and Young Persons occupational therapist ensure that the child and family's needs are managed within the community setting.

Kaleidoscope aims to provide a unique and dynamic service for children with life limiting or life threatening conditions. This is achieved by working in in conjunction with other services to ensure that the holistic needs of the children and their families are met.

End of Life care for children in CLCH is delivered against the Core Care Pathway for Children with life limiting and life-threatening conditions, which is divided into three stages, comprising of six standards which specify the level and quality of care that every family should expect.



Who to contact

Contact Name
Amanda Dunn and Dana Henry
Contact Position
Children's Palliative Care Nurses, Kaleidoscope Team
Telephone
 020 7266 8840
 020 7266 8840
E-mail
 amanda.dunn4@nhs.net
Website
www.clch.nhs.uk
Related Service
Children's Community Nursing Service (CCNS)
Kaleidoscope team - Bereavement play specialist

Where to go

Name
The Medical Centre
Address
7E Woodfield Road
London
Postcode
W9 3XZ

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
Yes

Local Offer

Local Offer Record `
Local Offer Age Bands
Secondary (11-16 years)
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
Early Years (0-4 years)
Primary (4-10 years)
Needs Level
High
Low
Medium
SEN Provision Type
Specialist
Last Updated 19/04/2021

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