Local Lockdown Covid-19 Information for Families

Services provided by Acorns in the event of a local lockdown

As it stands, there is no immediate change to the services provided by Acorns. Should any local lockdown be introduced, Acorns hospices will continue to be open for essential planned care and support for children and families, including:

  • End of life care
  • Children resident already at the hospices
  • Planned emergency stays
  • Essential Outreach support in family homes

All admissions will be assessed on individual need and a full risk assessment completed.

Services that will be placed on hold unless assessed as essential

  • Planned booked (i.e. non-emergency) stays
  • Therapeutic support, including hydrotherapy, physiotherapy, music therapy, multisensory therapy, booked visits to the Birmingham hospice’s gardens

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to call your local hospice and we will be able to assist you.  

Acorns in Birmingham, Selly Oak
0121 248 4850

Acorns in the Black Country, Walsall
01922 422 500

Acorns for the Three Counties, Worcester
01905 767 676

For more detailed information about coronavirus, visit the Acorns Family Updates page here