This Friday marks the 30th anniversary of Children’s Hospice South West’s service to families of terminally ill children. The charity was originally founded by Jill and Eddie Farewell in 1991.
Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) are committed to providing palliative care to children who’s lives are shortened by incurable conditions as well as providing support to their loved ones.
Jill and Eddie first set up the charity after unfortunately experiencing the need for a hospice facility first-hand, and ever since then the charity has developed into a well-known and respected organisation. Little Bridge House, the first children's hospice in the South West, opened its doors to families from all over the area in 1995. Little Bridge House was soon full, prompting the charity to open its second hospice, Charlton Farm, just outside of Bristol, in 2007.
Since then, two more hospices have been...