Brooke and Lilly’s story

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Bluebell Wood has been a big part of mum Gemma’s life for the last few years; both of her incredible daughters were referred here for support. Her eldest daughter Brooke was five when she first came to Bluebell Wood. At birth she was diagnosed with a number of conditions including cerebral palsy, a liver condition and brain damage…. Read more »

Donate

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Donating to Bluebell Wood makes such a huge positive difference to the lives of children and families facing incredibly tough times. We receive less than 10% government funding, which means the majority of our money is raised through the generosity of fantastic supporters. So, whether you’re able to help on regular basis or you are… Read more »

Say hello to Kian

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Kian was one of the first children to visit Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. He has lissencephaly, epilepsy and cerebral palsy. This means he can’t talk or walk and needs to be PEG fed. Kian’s parents explain how Bluebell Wood has helped their family. “Kian is a happy sociable child, and always has a smile on his face…. Read more »

Meet Jack

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Jack first came to Bluebell Wood in 2006. The youngster has an undiagnosed neurological disorder, and suffers frequent pneumonia and chest infections among other complex medical needs. “When Jack was born he was admitted straight onto the special care baby unit. He was there for almost ten weeks. During that time Jack repeatedly stopped breathing and had to… Read more »

Say hello to Dougie

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Dougie Atkinson has an undiagnosed neurological condition and first came to Bluebell Wood at eight months old, after being referred for respite by the hospital. His parents, Beth and Antony, were first told there might be complications when Beth was 33 weeks pregnant. Beth shares the story of her smiley, gorgeous boy: We were told… Read more »

Physiotherapy

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Our physiotherapy sessions include different treatments to help people manage symptoms like pain, muscle weakness, stiffness and difficulty moving. Lesley has experience working with babies, children and young adults with complex medical needs and can work with you and your child to support them. As part of your care, we can give you advice on positioning,… Read more »