Bayt Abdullah is a non-profit foundation and has been developed specifically to give those children the specialized care they need, ensuring emphasis is placed on quality of life and the best day to day care possible, providing their families with support throughout their challenging journey. BACCH provides the highest standards of multi-professional, specialist, paediatric palliative care and support to children with life-limiting or life-threatening illnesses who are resident in Kuwait, and their families.
The Hospice care team brings together a range of professional skills and services under one roof and offers care and support to all family members. Services offered include medical support, play therapy, nutrition services, hospice at home, specialist respite, community outreach, bereavement support, terminal care, emergency care, telephone/advice, contact/key worker visits, physiotherapy and rehabilitation with the flexibility of receiving this care at the place of their choice whether at home, in the hospital or at BACCH.
Bayt Abdullah aims to improve the quality of life for children and their families from diagnosis and beyond by offering these services, tailored to the individual family’s needs with the help of volunteers and the Community’s support.
As for the mother organization KACCH, it has been providing psychosocial services for children and families in hospitals across Kuwait since its establishment in 1989. KACCH administers child life programmes which are led by highly-qualified Child Life Specialists and Play Leaders who work in partnership with doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals in hospitals to meet the unique emotional, developmental, and social needs of each child and family in the healthcare setting.