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Nathan and Declan’s garden makeover

13 year old Nathan has Down’s syndrome and autism. His little brother Declan is five years old and has a rare Chromosome disorder called 16p micro deletion. Local parks and play areas are difficult for...

Posted 08 May 2017

Garden makeover for six year old Daniel

Daniel has a rare infantile form of Marfan syndrome, a connective tissue disorder, he also has heart and lung disease and scoliosis, leading to multiple operations on his spine. Daniel has communication difficulties, sensory issues...

Posted 02 May 2017

Daniel - garden makeover Team

Henley’s Garden Makeover

Henley has Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, which affects normal blood flow through the heart. The condition leaves him breathless, he tires easily and sleeps a lot. He has had surgery a number of times and...

Posted 25 Apr 2017

Henley - Garden Makeover

An accessible, fun garden for six year old Mo

Mo was born with Down’s Syndrome. Following a choking accident when she was 3 years old she was left with a brain injury which means she is now a full-time wheelchair user. Mo has very...

Posted 12 Apr 2017

Mo and the garden makeover team

Garden makeover for eight year old Lois

Lois has severe spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy and epilepsy. She is also sight and hearing impaired. Lois needs to use a wheelchair and has lots of specialist equipment, such as oxygen and suction machines, so...

Posted 07 Apr 2017

Lois' Garden Makeover

11 year old Mehd’s garden makeover

Mehd has a rare genetic condition which causes eye abnormalities, short stature and developmental delay. He is severely sight impaired and registered blind and he requires constant supervision to keep him safe. Mehd can say...

Posted 03 Apr 2017

Garden makeover for 10 year old Curtis in Truro

10 year old Curtis has Charge Syndrome. He is profoundly deaf, visually impaired, is unable to talk and has a limited vocabulary of signs. Curtis also has a complex and life limiting heart condition and...

Posted 22 Mar 2017

Garden makeover for young girl in Ilford

This was the garden before our Helping Hands team set to work This is the family garden now This young girl has cystic fibrosis, which causes a build up of mucus in the body making...

Posted 08 Mar 2017

Jack’s Helping Hands Garden Makeover

Watch Jack explore his new garden for the first time Jack has a diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy and Epilepsy, he requires a Nasopharyngeal airway, is fed via a feeding tube and is a wheelchair user....

Posted 15 Feb 2017