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Cardiff Half Marathon team shot

Well done and thank you to all our Cardiff Halfers 

On Sunday, October 1, 89 of runners completed the Cardiff Half Marathon for Tŷ Hafan’s Children’s Hospice, raising almost £30,000 to support our work with children with life-shortening conditions and their families in the process.   Tŷ Hafan’s Cardiff Half runners...
St David's Hall

St David’s Hall closed until the New Year

Unfortunately, it has been announced today that St David’s Hall in Cardiff will not be open Monday 4th December and will remain closed until the New Year due to ongoing issues with RAAC in the building.  We are obviously disappointed...
Nurse with child at Ty Hafan

Join our nursing team

Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice has launched a fresh drive to recruit more nurses to provide vital care and support for children with life-shortening conditions and their families in Wales.  A recent report highlighted that 1 in every 172 children born...
The proximity of Ty Hafan, Mr Danter's land and Beechwood College

Update on proposed holiday park on Hayes Road

A second planning application for storage has recently been submitted to the Vale of Glamorgan Council by the owner of the plot of land which lies directly between Tŷ Hafan  and Beechwood College.  This application is for a 0.98 hectare...

It’s Hospice Care Week

It’s Hospice Care Week when the work of hospices throughout Wales, and the wider UK, is recognised and celebrated.  Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice is one of only two children’s hospices in Wales, the other being Hope House Tŷ Gobaith in North...
Max Harding

Max’s Story

“Max was born 17 Jan 2016,” says Martina Harding. “He was perfect and a beautiful little brother for our daughter, Mila. But quickly we noticed that things were different for Max.”  Within nine weeks of their son’s birth Martina and...
Kelly Dibble and Richard Seaward

How you can support Tŷ Hafan as a business

When people think of supporting Tŷ Hafan as a business, employee fundraising, donating or volunteering often spring to mind. Those are all brilliant options, but there is a wide variety of opportunities available to you that can help to raise...
Sara Wade-West

A day in the life of… a Paediatric Palliative Care Physiotherapist

We’re proud to have a multi-disciplinary team at Tŷ Hafan. We give children and families holistic care to meet their physical, emotional and spiritual needs. An important part of that team is Sara Wade-West, our Physiotherapist, who works hard to...
Alfi and Besi

Alfi’s story

Alfi was born with Neonatal Marfan syndrome, a rare condition that meant his life would be a short one. “On 1st May 2013, Alfi Jay and Besi Jane entered into the world,” says Sara. “Our life became perfect in those...
Maibel's swimming challenge

Meet some of our fundraising heroes

Here’s what some of our supporters have been up to recently… Festival fundraising More than 160 staff members from the Powys-based online school, King’s InterHigh, volunteered at Glastonbury Festival and generously donated their volunteer fees to Tŷ Hafan. They raised...
child at ty hafan stay and play

Stay and Play is back!

Stay and Play is a monthly meetup at the hospice for families with pre-school aged children or children whose complex needs mean that they’re unable to go to school. These events are all about getting together, having fun and making...
katie simmons at ty hafan

News from the hospice

Meet Katie  Katie has joined the team as Youth Social Action and Participation Practitioner. This new role ensures the voices of our young people remain paramount. As well as setting up a Youth Board, Katie recently took a young person to present their ideas...