DESIGNS FOR NEW ALDER CENTRE REVEALED DESIGNS FOR A NEW £1.4M DEDICATED BEREAVEMENT CENTRE WITHIN ALDER HEY IN THE PARK HAVE BEEN UNVEILED. The Alder Centre is dedicated to providing a comprehensive range of bereavement support services, tailored to the needs of those that have suffered the tragic loss of a child. The new design by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris includes therapy rooms, flexible recreational space and a number of holistic rooms, with every room having a view and access to the communal gardens. In addition a large central space, easily accessible on entry, will enhance the service by offering an open access approach for bereaved families to drop-in for support. families in the immediate event of the death of a child, and also runs the National Child Death Helpline (NCDH) in partnership with Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Funding for the new Centre was recently secured by Alder Hey Children’s Charity. It will sit within Alder Hey’s evolving health campus and will create the perfect facility to provide a whole host of new and varied therapeutic services for bereaved families and hospital staff. JOHN ARMSTRONG, DIRECTOR OF PHILANTHROPY AT ALDER HEY CHILDREN’S CHARITY SAID: “We are delighted to see how the money we secured is going to be used. To see the new designs for the Alder Centre really brings the project to life and we look forward to the building work starting so that this important centre can continue its work in its own dedicated building.” The Centre also provides an emergency bereavement care service to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, for THE NEW ALDER CENTRE WILL OPEN IN 2019. 16 Designs for new Alder Centre revealed
INTRODUCING THE AMAZING... ALDER PLAY APP A new approach to children’s stay in hospital has been launched that will help Alder Hey improve patient care at its facility and across the NHS. Created by Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and Alder Hey Children’s Charity in partnership with leading digital studio ustwo and designed with the help of young patients, the Alder Play app is powered by the very latest digital and cognitive advances. It has been supported by NHS England and NHS Digital and has great potential to help other hospitals across the NHS. Alder Play - The Alder Hey Children’s Hospital App is designed to make your children feel more comfortable at Alder Hey and reward them through fun and playful experiences during their visit. • Take a look around Alder Hey • Scan stickers at the hospital to unlock playful rewards • Learn about routine procedures like having a blood test and what it’s like to have an X-ray • Collect a special badge for being brave • Bring Alder Hey characters to life and watch them dance • Access exclusive content DOWNLOAD THE APP FROM THE APP STORES NOW! The challenge of a lifetime, for alder hey children’s charity... Inca Trail trek 12 - 21 October 2019 0151 252 5716 firstname.lastname@example.org www.alderheycharity.org Registered Charity No. 1160661.