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Weʼre raising £36,000 to financial help so we can care for our father and pay our monthly bills. Any money not spent will be split between Carers UK and J T Hospice.

Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Please watch this short film - For the Love of our Dad, it shows the concept behind us fundraising and small glimpse for what Fred is going through and with his family caring for him.

For The Love Of Our Dad (Short Film) produced by Rebels without a Pause, Paul and Adam were amazing with what they have produced, how they spoke with Fred whilst filming. They went both went above and beyond for the whole process as a family were can thank them enough!

It has been always the wish of our father to die at home and be around his family and not to been looked after by people he doesn’t know. He needs full time carer 24/7. Since October 2016 until now he has had both his daughter and youngest son as well as other family members helping out. We are now at a point where both of the two daughters will no longer receive flat work wages, which causes immense financial problems as both of their own bills, mortgage, rent, has to be paid. The strain of choosing between giving love, support and care to their dying father and paying the bills has become unbearable. We now feel that we are running out choices to fulfil his dying wish, and will be forced in a home which we feel that would terminate his life sooner rather than later.

Our Dad has been a harding working citizen, a wonderful father, grandfather and great grandfather and it’s come to the later part of his life where he has no say in what happens to him, or who can care for him.

We are raising money so that his daughters can continue to care for him, in his own home, surrounded by his loving family.

Who knows Dad better than his own family? Dad constantly tells us how he feels safe and happy with his daughters looking after him. We are able to tend to dads needs as soon as it’s needed like changing his incontinent pads straight away. We made the decision to care for Dad ourselves after he got moisture liaisons due to being left wet for too long.

Myself and my sister are now pressured to return to work due to financial issues whilst all we want to do is to be able to take a carer break for 12 months so we can continue to care for our father in his own home. He has made some improvements medically but we are concerned he will just give up and die if he goes into a home.

We love our Dad, and want him to be able to die in dignity, surrounded by his loved ones. Please contribute what you can and share this message where you can.

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    Page last updated on: 1/9/2018 5:51 PM

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    • John Fisher

      John Fisher

      Jan 9, 2018

      Best of luck Hannah & family, Hannah is such an inspiration I wish you all the best x

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 13, 2017

      I know Hannah and she is such a hard worker in everything she does, and she should be paid £36,000 a year. Such is life however, so this donation is all to easy to give!

      £10.00

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