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The Children's Trust Tadworth charity provides care, education, therapy and rehabilitation to children with multiple disabilities, complex health needs and acquired brain injury.
Helping countless disabled children to receive the best possible care, therapy, education and rehabilitation for 25 years.
Twenty-five years ago a new charity took over responsibility for Tadworth Court Children's Hospital, the former country branch of Great Ormond Street Hospital. The combination of services offered by The Children's Trust is unique. We help families from across the UK through rehabilitation and therapy services for children with acquired brain injury. We provide special education for children and young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and complex health needs.
The Childrens Trust Celebrates it's 30th Birthday
The Children’s Trust is celebrating its 30th anniversary as the UK’s leading charity for children with brain injury. Over the last thirty years, our services and support for children have moved with the times, becoming ever more specialised and having an increasingly national reach. Today we are able to help children from all over the UK providing rehabilitation for children with acquired brain injury, education and care for children with complex disabilities and community-based services.
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Nursing and Medical Care
Expert nursing and medical care is provided in the form of transitional care from hospital to home for children who are technology dependent, residential short breaks, short break care delivered at home, continuing residential care, residential or home-based palliative care, including emergency palliative care, a holiday club at Tadworth for local disabled children.
Information and Support Services
Information, research and support is provided to families and professionals as well as training and education. Research into better treatments and outcomes for children with multiple disabilities and complex health needs is ongoing and we believe that giving disabled children and their families a greater public voice is of great importance.
At the heart of our efforts has been the belief that all children deserve to be valued, happy and safe, with ample opportunities for play, learning and fulfilment, regardless of their disability.
Families play a vital role at The Children's Trust, whether it is a parent staying on-site for the first weeks of their child's rehabilitation programme, or a mum or dad sitting as a parent representative on St Margaret's School's Board of Governors.
We employ over 400 staff, including the doctors, therapists, teachers, nurses and care staff who work directly with the children, as well as the management, administration and fundraising teams who manage the smooth running of the charity. Each has played their part in ensuring the Trust develops and grows to meet the needs of children and families.
The Children's Trust has been recognised amongst healthcare and special education professionals as offering the very best services for disabled children. Our Community Support Service for children with acquired brain injuries is an example of how, in partnership with these professionals, we are constantly shaping our services to meet children's needs as effectively as possible.
Fundraising is a huge part of what we do at The Children's Trust. Support from companies is really important to us and has enabled us to improve our facilities and expand our services. In 2009 our supporters rose to the challenge of funding our biggest ever project, the new residential rehabilitation centre. The fantastic new facility has been made possible by many generous donors. This is just one of the many projects in place to help better the service and care we provide. So many people work hard to raise the funds we need and each and every one of them makes a difference.
We would not be able to manage without the contribution of dedicated and hard-working volunteers. Over 350 people give their valuable time (more than 65,000 hours in 2009), to help all areas of our work!
Please contact us to find out more about The Children's Trust, to get involved in our fundraising projects or to volunteer some of your time to help us along the way.
It’s Spring so now’s the time to de-clutter your home – but think before you throw the items away – they could help The Children’s Trustread more »
The Children's Trust are looking for enthusiastic individuals, with good communication skills to become committee Members...read more »
The 29th annual Spring Exhibition of Arts, organised by The Friends of The Children’s Trust, proved to be a great success.read more »
The lovely Laura Hamilton joined in the fun packed Easter Fair at The Children’s Trustread more »
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The Children's Trust is appealing for local volunteers to help at its new store, opening soon in Tadworth, Surrey.read more »
Get your trainers ready – The Children’s Trust have a few guaranteed places left but you’ll have to be QUICK to grab themread more »
Children on brain injury rehabilitation programmes at The Children’s Trust had an extra-special Christmas treat on Tuesday (9 December) when Fulham FC’s First Team Squad popped in.read more »
Phil Tufnell invites you all to join in the Festive Friday Fun – and raise money for The Children’s Trustread more »
Annual charity ball in aid of The Children’s Trustread more »
Keep the secret – don’t tell anyone - who she was.read more »
Yes it’s back a chance to wear your pyjamas in the day time – officially!read more »
CHILDREN’S CHARITY CHRISTMAS CARDS WILL MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE!...read more »
Walking in the twilight can be great fun – especially when raising funds for The Children’s Trustread more »
A great day out for the golfers among you - all in aid of The Children’s Trust - Charity Golf Day at Betchworth Park - Dorkingread more »
Win One of Two Family Tickets ( 2 adults + 2 Under 16's) to The Supercar Event on Saturday the 21st June.read more »
The Children’s Trust is celebrating its 30th anniversary as the UK’s leading charity for children with brain injuryread more »
Local cyclist to tackle Prudential’s Ride London-Surrey 100 - to raise funds for the Children’s Trustread more »
A great day out for all the family – especially the dads – and your chance to advertise your company to a wide area.read more »
Despite the cold weather over 2000 people visited the Fair and raised thousands for the charityread more »
The Children’s Trust charity shop in Epsom needs volunteers....read more »
Who can resist a cuddly bunny – especially when he has chocolate Easter eggs!!read more »
The presenter of Embarrassing Bodies, Dr James Logan is running for The Children’s Trustread more »
TV presenter Laura Hamilton will be opening the annual exhibition – and works by Phil Tufnell will be included in the show.read more »
TV presenter Laura Hamilton spends time at the Children’s Trust and meets some of the children.read more »
Surrey prep schools are being invited to perform in a special musical performance in London on 3rd March in aid of The Children’s Trust .read more »
A local dry cleaners receive special presentation for their charity fund raising.read more »
21 Virgin London Marathon runners kick-started their New Year Marathon training with a 10-mile run from The Children's Trust, Tadworth, on Sunday 13th January.read more »
A seven-year-old Father Christmas delivered a sledge-full of toys for disabled children at the rehabilitation centre where he was treated for a brain injury.read more »
MOTORCYCLISTS dressed as Santa revved their bikes up at the weekend to deliver presents to a children's charity.read more »
A WAR hero who was told he would never walk again after being hit by a rocket attack in Iraq has been strolling the grounds of The Children’s Trust in Tadworth as part of a mammoth 2,012-mile hiking challenge.read more »
A PARALYMPIC sprinter and Santa Claus were the stars of the Children's Trust Christmas Fair.read more »
"HEARTLESS" thieves stole lead from the roof of The Children's Trust's Tadworth centre during two early morning raids.read more »
Members of the construction industry united at an annual charity ball and raised £20,000 for severely disabled children.read more »
Dance, sports and fitness clubs throughout the country are being asked to get involved in a fundraising extravaganza by making their last class before Christmas a special one.read more »
The Children’s Trust has a wonderful range of Christmas cards and gifts for you, friends and family.read more »
TREES have been planted at The Children's Trust site in Tadworth in recognition and celebration of members of staff who have worked there for more than 20 years.read more »
Visitors flocked to Tadworth Court during this year’s Heritage Day to learn more about the historic mansion and for one visitor, it was a particularly poignant occasion.read more »
Toasting marshmallows and gaining survival skills around the campfire were a few of the activities enjoyed during an event at a leading children’s charity.read more »
A SLEEPWALK UNDER THE STARS WITH NICHOLAS OWENread more »
A commemorative jog has been organised by the parents of a little boy who would have turned ten in September.read more »
An eleven-year-old schoolgirl from Kingswood made her singing debut on radio this week (Wednesday 25th July) to help raise awareness of a children’s charity and her challenge to achieve a final target of raising £1,000 for The Children’s Trust, Tadworth.read more »
LUCKY LUCY’S SUPERDRAW WIN!...read more »
A PARALYMPIC athlete from the 2012 GB team has been made a vice-president of The Children's Trust in Tadworth.read more »
A doctor who has spent his career improving the lives of poorly children has celebrated his 100th birthday.read more »
Families braved the weather at the weekend to show their support for a leading children’s charity at its fun day....read more »
Action packed event for Dad's and the whole familyread more »
Top Gear star describes new charity support site as 'vital'read more »
The Brain Injury Hub on-line support for parents.read more »
Garden party marks opening of new facilities for children's charityread more »
A FATHER'S DAY TREAT ' A CHANCE TO RIDE IN A FABULOUS SUPERCAR AT THE SUPERCAR EVENT!read more »
Club Donne Italiane donated Â£30,000 to The Children's Trust ' Tadworthread more »