Bear Cottage

Service Description

A children's hospice facility to provide paediatric medical care to children and their families. It is for children with life limiting conditions, and their families, providing support and respite. The environment is similar to a home living arrangement, medical staff do not wear uniforms. Accommodation is available for families, with respite care offered generally four times a year. End of life care respite and accommodation is open ended. Camps are available for families, as well as activities.

Hours of Operation

24/7

Accessibility

Referral System

Doctor, Hospital

Service Fees

None with Medicare

Disability Access

Yes. Wheelchair Accessible

Organisational Information

Area Served

National

Parent Organisation

Children's Hospital Network

Postal Address

Bear Cottage

Post Office Box 2500

Manly

NSW

2095

Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities

Yes

Other Contacts

NSW Paediatric Palliative Care - www.caresearch.com.au Westmead- 02 9845 0000, Randwick 02 9382 0035, John Hunter Children's Hospital 02 4921 3387

Last Updated: 18 May 2020