Shooting Star is in the southwest (close to Heathrow) and I went there this morning, both to check on a patient with one of the Great Ormond Street doctors and to see the facilities.
The hospice provides mainly respite care for children with life limiting/life threatening diseases. There is also a day program which provides specialized preschool 4 days per week to these children. The hospice is funded entirely through charitable donations.
|Typical Patient Room.|
|The rooms are arranged in a circular fashion around a centre garden/courtyard. All the rooms have doors opening onto the courtyard.|
|The central courtyard.|
|Hang out area across from nursing station.|
|Bright and airy dining room and living room area.|
|Dining room from the other side.|
|Preschool Day program area.|
|Outdoor play area.|