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.
- 1 year ago
Sara Day1 year 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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May 27, 2017
May 26, 2017
We're all pulling for you 👍👍
May 23, 2017
Having read Rosie's story on Kumb.com I immediately saw similarities with my own daughter and knew the importance of helping, best wishes to you all x
May 22, 2017
Here's to an incredibly brave little girl!All the best from a Hammer overseas
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
May 21, 2017
May 21, 2017
Wishing every success.
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