Weʼve raised £11,205 to Support Caroline and her family after Caroline has been left with severe mobility, speech and cognitive problems following recent surgery
- Leigh, UK
- Funded on Monday, 15th October 2018
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Caroline is one of the most amazing people you could ever wish to meet. You'd be hard pushed to find a more caring and kind person. She always puts a smile on everyone's face. Caroline has a loving husband, Chris and 2 amazing little boys, George and Max.
For many years, Caroline has worked for the NHS as a mental health nurse, and throughout this time has helped hundreds of people who desperately needed support. Now, its her that needs our help and support, and this is why we have set up this page.
Caroline recently underwent an endovascular aneurysm coiling procedure. It should have been relatively straightforward as it only carries a 2% risk of complication. However, Chris received the devastating news that there had been a serious complication; Caz had bled in theatre and was put into an induced coma.
After completion of the coiling, a clot formed. The clot cut off oxygenated blood causing damage to roughly one quarter of her brain on the left side. Due to the brain swelling, the surgeons needed to perform a craniectomy, to remove a quarter of her skull to prevent further damage.
Caroline has been left with severe mobility, speech and cognitive problems and will be having 2 years inpatient rehab in total. This will continue at home, once she's discharged from rehab.
Caroline requires speech & language therapy of an intensity that isn’t provided by the NHS. Funds will be used to supplement any therapy she receives with additional, private therapy. This will optimise her chances of recovery and hopefully let her be able to tell her boys that she loves them again.
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Sep 4, 2018
Caroline I feel like I've known you forever - you're a fabulous strong young woman and I know you'll come through this chapter in your life - loads of love to you and your lovely family x
Sep 3, 2018
All the very best of wishes, Hoping your recovery goes well. xx
Aug 26, 2018
Much love Caroline xxx
Aug 10, 2018
Hope you get all the money you need and more hope she soon gets right.
Aug 4, 2018
Get well soon Caroline xxx
Jul 16, 2018
Jul 12, 2018
Sending all our love to the whole family xxx
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