How we can help...

Whether it’s chatting to other parents in our support groups, unloading in a counselling session in one of our woodland pods, or treating yourself to a relaxing massage with our complementary therapist – there are all kinds of support for Derian parents.Β 


Derian Mums Bereavement Group

A place for bereaved mums to meet in a relaxed, safe and welcoming space, to talk openly about grief with likeminded people.

2024 dates

29 June

27 July

14 September

12 October

16 November

14 December

Derian Dads Bereavement Group

A place for bereaved dads to openly talk about their feelings and struggles with other dads who are in the same boat.

2024 dates

31 July

4 September

2 October

6 November

4 December

Derian Dads

Meet with like-minded Derian dads who understand the demands, needs, struggles and rewards of having a child or young person with a life-limiting condition.Β 

2024 dates

10 July

11 September

9 October

13 November

11 December


If you feel that you need some extra support, individual or group, counselling is available for parents.

Complementary therapies

Parents can access holistic therapies, including massage and Reiki, at the hospice.