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The Children's Trust is a national charity working with children who have multiple disabilities and complex health needs. Based in Tadworth, Surrey the charity offers services to children from across the UK.

The combination of services offered by The Children's Trust is unique. Every year they help hundreds of children and young people and their families through:


Rehabilitation and therapy services for children and young people with acquired brain injury:

Intensive residential rehabilitation programmes

Support at home for children and families via our Brain Injury Community Team

Expert nursing and medical care for children with multiple disabilities and complex health needs:

Services for technology-dependent children

Services for technology-dependent babies

Short breaks (either at the site in Tadworth or in the family home)

Transitional care from hospital to home for technology-dependent children

Continuing residential care

Residential or home-based palliative care, including emergency palliative care

Holiday camps for children with disabilities and complex health needs

Special education for children and young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and complex health needs:

Residential and day education for learners aged 0-19 at The School for Profound Education (formerly St Margaret's School)

Residential education for students aged 19-25 at The College for Profound Education

Publication of The Profound Education Curriculum, a developmental curriculum for learners with PMLD

Training and support for special education professionals

An outreach teaching service for young adults with PMLD in residential care

Information, research and policy development:

Support, training and education for families and professionals

Research into better treatments and outcomes for children with multiple disabilities and complex health needs

Giving disabled children and their families a greater public voice


They have an unparalleled reputation in their field thanks to their commitment to meeting the diverse needs of these children and their families, coupled with their ability to deliver the best possible combination of nursing, therapy, medical care and education.


The specialist services they provide come at a cost which is not fully met by statutory sources, so they rely heavily on voluntary donations from our supporters. Your support will help the Children's Trust continue their outstanding work.

To find out more about The Children's Trust, please visit their website.

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