Your friends are fundraising. Don't miss out, opt in.

Page closed

This page is now closed. Take a look at other inspiring pages on JustGiving

Closed 18/12/2018

0

%

£0raised of £1,000 target by 0 supporters

    Weʼve raised £0 to Lister Neonatal Big Build! Creating a better experience for parents with poorly babies in neonatal care. Amelia our sunshine baby ☀️

    Closed on Tuesday, 18th December 2018

    What is crowdfunding?

    Crowdfunding is a new type of fundraising where you can raise funds for your own personal cause, even if you're not a registered charity.

    The page owner is responsible for the distribution of funds raised.

    Story

    Lister Neonatal Big Build! Creating a better experience for parents with poorly babies in neonatal care.

    The Neonatal Unit at the Lister Hospital cares for over 900 poorly babies each year, with the average stay on the unit being 12 weeks. The unit is often at, or close to, the full capacity of 30 babies; with two visitors per baby allowed on the ward.

    There is currently a small families lounge on our neonatal unit, which only has enough room for six visitors at a time. The unit becomes a home away from home for parents, due to the long periods babies spend in the units care. When combined with visiting family, or older siblings, the demand for this room currently far outweighs capacity. Making a difficult time just that little bit harder.

    There are extremely limited cooking facilities available, meaning the parents have to contend with the additional costs of buying food and traveling away from the unit to purchase it. Also, there are no washing facilities for partners staying on the unit with the mother and baby.

    All of this results in additional time spent away from the unit, during a period where parents would rather remain close by.

    With this project, we hope to make a hard time a little more comfortable by building a special room where parents can rest, prepare a meal or see their relatives. The extended space would include a larger seating area, with play space for young siblings. There will also be a dining area and extended kitchen units, allowing space for a microwave and a larger fridge. Additionally, there will be new washing facilities for partners.

    Updates

    0

    Charlie Smith

    Updates appear here

      7 months ago

      Charlie Smith started crowdfunding

      Leave a message of support

      Page last updated on: 8/20/2018 20.11

      Supporters

      0

        Great people make things happen

        Do you know anyone in need or maybe want to help a local community cause?

        Create you own page and donʼt let that cause go unfunded!

        About Crowdfunding
        About the fundraiser
        Charlie Smith

        Charlie Smith

        Report this Page