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Sunshine House

Sunshine House offers short breaks for children and young people with long term conditions, life limiting conditions and/or complex health needs. We also offer end of life care if this is the child, young person and/or their family's preferred place for care. Training and support is also available for parents and carers on how to use specialist equipment.

About Sunshine House

Our 24 hour service provides care to children and young people aged 0-18 from Hull and East Riding.

We are a team of Children's, Adult and Learning Disability Nurses and Health Care Support Workers. 

Sunshine House offers:
  • A home from home environment that supports children and young people's individual needs and encourages friendship, play and fun activities.
  • Short breaks including overnight, weekend and day care where children and young people can enjoy planned acitivites, themed events and local trips out.

All rooms at Sunshine House are fully equipped to meet the needs of the children and young people we care for. Each room has been designed to provide a relaxed and calm atmosphere. 


Forget-Me-Not Room

The Forget-Me-Not Room is a purpose built room for children and young people to spend time when they have reached the end of their lives. This room has a unique atmosphere that allows families to stay in an adjoining room with their children for as long as they need, to say their goodbyes in their own time. 

Sensory Room

Our purpose-built sensory room is a multi-functional room. It can provide a relaxing and calming atmosphere, as well as a stimulating and interactive space for children and young people to enjoy. 


Sunshine House Shifts

Day Shifts 07:00-20:00

Night Shift 19:30-08:30


All correspondence will be processed by the admin team and should be sent to Community Children’s Nursing Admin Team, First Floor, Marfleet Health Centre, Preston Road, Hull, HU9 5HH.