Gabby has four limb Cerebral Palsy and limited mobility. She is a full time wheelchair user, but when she is at home she likes to stretch out and roll around on the floor. Gabby is...
Posted 22 Jun 2017
Posted on the 8th March 2017
This young girl has cystic fibrosis, which causes a build up of mucus in the body making it difficult to breathe. She requires a range of treatments everyday including medication, nebulisers and physiotherapy. It is important for her to remain active all the time to help clear this mucus, so having access to a safe outdoor space will have a positive impact on her condition.
She has suffered from several pseudomonas infections, caused by bacteria which is frequently found in soil. This means that she was unable to play in the garden as the risk of infection and subsequent damage to her lungs was too high.
We wanted to give this little girl a garden that she could access safely in order to play independently and engage in physical activity to help manage her condition. Volunteers from London Stock Exchange Group worked incredibly hard for two days to completely transform the space.
They removed the existing turf and a crumbing concrete path. They installed artificial grass, built a climbing wall and fitted a curved acrylic mirror. They also built a decked platform to allow safer access to the shed. Now this little girl can go outside and play whenever she likes, get the physical activity she needs to stay well and build her confidence and independence.
It is beautiful - thank you all so muchMum
Posted 22 Jun 2017
More than £6,000 was raised for WellChild as part of a charity golf day held at Brickhampton Court Golf Complex and organised by Cheltenham-based communications agency Target to mark its 40th anniversary. In glorious sunshine...
Posted 20 Jun 2017