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Seven year old Joel’s garden makeover

Joel has a rare genetic condition, which causes epilepsy, developmental delay, profound multiple learning disabilities and quadriplegia – loss of use of all four limbs. He is a full time wheelchair user and needs 24...

Posted 09 Jun 2017

Helping Hands 10th Anniversary project a great success

WellChild was delighted to be able to provide a new garden for Caitlin and her family at our 10th Anniversary project in our home town of Cheltenham in May. Members of WellChild staff and trustees...

Posted 06 Jun 2017

Garden makeover for six year old Mehraj

Six year old Mehraj has a diagnosis of Autism. He has no understanding of danger and he will wander and run off if unsupervised. He is a very active little boy and needs to burn...

Posted 23 May 2017

garden makeover for Mehraj

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