Safeguarding policy

Safeguarding and protecting children, young people, young adults and visitors from harm is a very high priority for staff at Richard House and plays a large part in everything we do. Find out more by clicking on the image above.

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Stylish makeover for Upminster
Shoppers flocked for a bargain in style as our shop in Upminster re-launched yesterday following a fashion makeover
Getting ready for the Masquerade Ball
BBC auctioneer and Flog It star Thomas Plant visited Richard House today ahead of the Hilton Canary Wharf Masquerade Ball in aid of us.
Helping families get a good night’s sleep
Figures released today by the children’s palliative care charity Together for Short Lives as part of Children’s Hospice Week show that for 88% of people a good night’s sleep is really important. But for parents of seriously ill children, sleep is a luxury and nights are often spent anxiously caring for their child, waking for medical routines or reacting to symptoms such as seizures.
Volunteers make the difference at Richard House
Richard House is highlighting the crucial role its volunteers’ play as it celebrates Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June), this week.
Magical Mexican Mariachi day inspired by childhood memory
Inspiration from a special childhood story helped turn a local children’s hospice Mexican for the day on Sunday.
Broadgate Tower Abseil
Don't look down! Taking on the 33 storey high Broadgate Tower is only for the strong willed - have you got what it takes to descend a vertical 541ft?
Trek Burma Challenge 2014
Raise for Richard House on a magical trip of a lifetime.
Penguin Waddle 2014
Join us as we attempt to defend our existing title for the largest gathering of people dressed as penguins! Waddle round the 2km course in the amazing surroundings of the Scoop in Central London (the area near to Tower Bridge and City Hall).

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Richard House needs to raise £1.9 million in voluntary donations every year. The hospice is dependent on the generosity of companies, trusts, individuals and communities.


Get involved with Richard House by volunteering in one of our many roles. Click to find out how you can get involved.

Regular donations

Making regular donations to Richard House Children's Hospice is one of the most vital ways you can support us because it provides us with a reliable income that helps us to budget more effectively.


Richard House takes complaints seriously. Read our complaints policy here.