Specialist Carers and Nurses
Our Specialist Carers and Nurses are highly trained to deliver excellent and compassionate palliative care for those we support. We tailor our care plans to each individual child and family, and deliver care wherever it is required – whether in the home or at The Ark.
SPECIALIST CARE AT THE ARK
At The Ark we are able to provide Specialist Care and Nursing for babies, children and young people, supporting their full clinical, emotional, social and practical needs. Our carers are trained by Paediatric Nurses to meet the needs of all the children and young people we support. Within the Woodlands Wing there are six children’s bedrooms with adjoining bathrooms, including sensory baths. The Woodlands Wing is staffed by a team of skilled and experienced Specialist Carers and Nurses who provide specialist palliative care, including help with symptom management, as well as enabling access to our holistic services and emotional support. The Meadows Wing, which is very closely by, has three comfortable family suites, where families can stay whilst their child is being cared for.
On occasion, overnight short breaks on Woodlands can be arranged to support your family – for example, if a family member should become unwell or during home renovations. However, short breaks cannot be guaranteed and all admissions will be prioritised according to children and families’ needs.
Our Hospice-at-Home service offers you an extra pair of hands at home to look after your child. We have Specialist Carers – trained by Paediatric Nurses – who come into your home to spend time with your child. They will support your child’s clinical, emotional, social and practical needs, making use of sensory, fun and stimulating activities and approaches. This allows parents and siblings to take a short break and have some time to themselves. This service is subject to an assessment of need.
MEET THE SPECIALIST CARE AND NURSING TEAM
At Noah’s Ark you will find a depth of expertise that you can trust and a genuine and authentic commitment to providing the very best care for children who have life-threatening or life-limiting conditions.