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Sailability event wins top award

The annual Sailability event which allows WellChild children and their families to have fun on the water has won a prestigious award for encouraging accessibility. Sailability, which takes place each year at the Carsington Sailing...

Posted 14 Nov 2018

Budget 2018 falls short for seriously ill children

Yesterday’s Budget 2018 speech by the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a number of welcome increases to adult and children’s social care and mental health services. However it falls short of the £434 million desperately...

Posted 30 Oct 2018

Six year old Theo’s WellChild Garden Makeover!

Six year old Theo has an unidentified genetic syndrome which causes severe hypermobility and uncontrolled epilepsy. He also has sensory processing difficulties and developmental delay. Theo needs 24 hour care, and constant support when using...

Posted 22 Oct 2018

Garden makeover transforms life at home for five year old Amir

Five year old Amir has Autism which affects his learning ability and means he displays some behaviour difficulties, particularly aggression towards himself and others. He is non-verbal so communicating his needs can be challenging and...

Posted 03 Oct 2018