Children's Continuing Care and Health led Short Breaks

We provide:

  • Continuing care at home - nursing and care support in the home for children with complex health needs

  • Health led Short breaks -nursing and care support away from home at the Cherries for children with complex health needs

All children accessing these services are eligible for NHS Continuing Health Care. Children's Continuing Care at home is for children and families living in West Sussex. The Cherries is for children and families living within an acceptable travel distance to the bungalows.


West Sussex

How To Access

Referrals from health and social care professionals are submitted to:
Heather Mooney, Specialist Nurse for Children's Continuing Healthcare,
Commissioning Manager for Specialist Children's Community Health Services (JCU)
NHS West Sussex1 The Causeway
West Sussex
BN12 6BTTel: 01903 708455
Mob: 7919 228188

Contact Details

Children’s Continuing Care at Home
Helen Neve, Team Leader
Unit L Downlands Business Park
Lyons Farm
Worthing BN14 9LA
Tel: 01903 846518

The Cherries:
Lynn Kempshall, Team Leader or Frances Field, Deputy Team Leader
The Cherries
Summersdale Road
West Sussex PO19 6PL
Tel: 01243 778103

Opening Hours

Children’s Continuing Care: 24 hrs, 7 days a week depending on each child’s individual care package of support.

The Cherries is open 4 days / nights a week.

How to find us

More information

West Sussex Children's Disability Teams
Department of Health National Framework for Children and Young People’s Continuing Care