Lagan's Foundation is the UK's only charity offering Free Home or Hospital Support for families with a child under 5 with a Heart Defect and/ or feeding difficulties.
What is home or hospital support?Lagan's Foundation supply trained and criminal record checked volunteers to your home or to you on the hospital ward to help you in any way they can. You may just want someone to talk to or you may want a sleep. The service is completely flexible and controlled by you.
Who can apply for Home Support?
- with a baby or a child aged 5 or under with a heart defect or feeding difficulty
- Antenataly diagnosed & Post natal
- In Hospital or at home
Who completes the application?
How much help will I get?
Is the service regulated?Yes, our Support service is regulated by the Care Quality Commission
Are there any restrictions?Parents or Carers with parental responsibility of the child are not allowed to leave the home premises.We do not offer end of life respite.
How are the volunteers trained?All of our volunteers are
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