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WellChild garden makeover for five year old Philet

Philet has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and is receiving treatment. He also has cerebral palsy and decreased muscle tone, which affects all his limbs. Philet is fed via a PEG tube as he has an unsafe...

Posted 30 Oct 2017

Philet enjoying his new garden

11 year old Terence’s garden makeover

11 year old Terence has Autism, learning disabilities, ADHD and is currently under investigation for epilepsy. He is non-verbal and has no awareness of danger, so requires one to one supervision at all times to...

Posted 10 Oct 2017

Garden makeover team

Charlie and Oliver’s Helping Hands garden makeover

Charlie has lipodystrophy which causes problems with the way his body produces, uses and stores fat. He also has severe autoimmune chronic urticaria and angioedema, which means when he is stressed his body covers with...

Posted 07 Sep 2017

8 year old Mackenzie’s WellChild garden makeover

Mackenzie has vanishing white matter disease, a rare recessive neurological condition which causes gradual deterioration and loss of skills. The symptoms generally worsen slowly, but there can be episodes of rapid deterioration that follow an...

Posted 05 Sep 2017

Day two garden makeover team

4 year old Maham’s bedroom makeover

Maham has Merosin deficient muscular dystrophy, progressive muscle weakness and developmental delay. She has a gastronomy tube and a G-J tube for medication and food. She needs support when undertaking activities and requires 24hr care....

Posted 24 Aug 2017

Maham, her family and the bedroom makeover team

An accessible garden created for 14 year old Shakira

Shakira has Cerebral Palsy, Microcephaly, Scoliosis and Learning Disabilities. She uses a wheelchair or a specialist walker to get around and needs full support to mobilise herself. The family garden was inaccessible with a really narrow...

Posted 01 Aug 2017