Helen & Douglas House


Helen & Douglas House provides specialist hospice care for babies, children and young people with life-shortening conditions and those who are seriously and terminally ill (0-18 years). The charity also provides support to the wider family through a person's illness and in bereavement.

Helen & Douglas House works in close partnership with other health and care professionals (in hospital and community settings) to provide age-appropriate palliative care that is tailored to individual needs. We provide nursing and medically-supported stays at the hospice offering specialist palliative and symptom management care for complex and developing conditions, including at end of life. We seek to enable a quality of life in line with individuals' capabilities and desires. 

In-patient care is provided at the hospice located in east Oxford as well as in your own home or hospital setting supporting other professional. 


Who to contact

Contact Name
Referrals Team
01865 794749 01865 794749
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Where to go

Helen & Douglas House
14A, Magdalen Road
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There is no charge to the users of Helen & Douglas House As a charity, we rely on support to keep our doors open. Every donation makes a big difference to the help we can offer terminally ill children and families facing the devastating loss of a child.


Age Ranges
0 - 18 years
Referral required
Referral Details

Anyone can make a referral (with the person's permission).  

Referrals are evaluated using the hospice's assessment criteria (based on national standards), and contacts made with key health professionals involved in the person's care.  

The hospice can accept emergency referrals at short notice, as well as referrals for planned supportive care.


Other notes

Helen & Douglas House serves the whole of Oxfordshire, as well as the wider Thames Valley region.

Additional Information

Providing services to
Young people
Disabled children/young people

Helen & Douglas House serves the whole of Oxfordshire, as well as the wider Thames Valley region.


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