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Closed 28/05/2017

raised of £5,000 target by 172 supporters

    Weʼve raised £6,900 to purchase specialist equipment and fund private physiotherapy so Rosie can continue her rehabilitation from her acquired brain injuries

    Funded on Sunday, 28th May 2017

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    Rosie Day was two years old when diagnosed with Restrictive Cardiomyopathy. At three she suffered a cardiac arrest, was placed on the urgent transplant list on Christmas Eve 2015 and in a February 2016 was fitted with a mechanical heart.

    The mechanical heart resulted in Rosie having two brain bleeds, both requiring emergency craniotomies, then multiple strokes.

    Thanks to a wonderful, selfless, courageous family, Rosie received a heart transplant in summer 2016. The surgeon said it was a 'perfect transplant operation' and Rosie recovered fantastically well.

    Sadly the multiple strokes have left Rosie with bilateral Dystonia movement disorder and she was admitted to The Children's Trust, Tadworth for four months of intensive neuro rehabilitation.

    Rosie has made good progress but is still unable to sit or stand unaided, to eat or to communicate.

    At The Children's Trust, Rosie has received at least three hours of intensive therapy each day and access to some amazing equipment to help her rehabilitation. At home, the local authority can only offer one joint physio and occupational therapy session per month.

    We want Rosie to continue to improve so are going to do all we can to privately fund additional therapy and specialist equipment.

    We are incredibly grateful for any help in getting Rosie as good as she can be to enable her to enjoy every precious day that the gift of a new heart has given her.



    • Sara Day8 years ago
      Sara Day

      Sara Day

      8 years ago

      Thank you all so much for your kind and generous donations. Thanks to you, we have been able to take Rosie to see a private physiotherapist. She is amazing and has lots of equipment we are currently trying. When we know what works best for Rosie, we will be purchasing some of the equipment for home. We are also keen to explore a private Speech and Language therapist for Rosie to help her to communicate. Thank you again, lots of love Rosie xxxx

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    Page last updated on: 5/27/2017 20.54



    • Charlotte Rossington

      Charlotte Rossington

      May 27, 2017


    • David Boyd

      David Boyd

      May 26, 2017

      We're all pulling for you 👍👍


    • Iain Page

      Iain Page

      May 23, 2017

      Having read Rosie's story on I immediately saw similarities with my own daughter and knew the importance of helping, best wishes to you all x


    • mark wilson

      mark wilson

      May 22, 2017

      Here's to an incredibly brave little girl!All the best from a Hammer overseas


    • kim elizabeth chadwick

      kim elizabeth chadwick

      May 21, 2017

      Keep going Rosie you can do this .Gentle hugs and lots of love to a very brave young lady xxxx


    • Matt Higgs

      Matt Higgs

      May 21, 2017


    • Ann Francis

      Ann Francis

      May 21, 2017

      Wishing every success.


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