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£330raised of £1,500 target by 17 supporters

    Weʼve raised £330 to Help with travel and aftercare, Jason was in Queens Romford but has been transferred to Colchester General.

    Walton on the Naze, UK
    Funded on Thursday, 23rd August 2018

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    Story

    My whole world crumbled on the 12th March 2018 (Updated 23rd March, it has been found out Jason has suffered brain damage).

    Jason was found by our 13 year old daughter slumped on the sofa in obvious distress. He has suffered with Epileptic fits for years now, and I just though he was recovering from one of those fits, but after a few hours, I knew something wasn't right. I called for the paramedic who came out within 20 minutes, and he too thought it was linked to his Epilepsy.

    It wasn't until we reached Colchester General Hospital where they did a CT scan that we found out the horrible truth. He had suffered from a massive bleed on the left side of his brain. Within a couple of hours he was transferred to Queen's Hospital Romford. We know it's the best place for him as they have the best Neurological team in the country, but it is so far away (62 miles)from us here in this small town of Walton-on-the-naze, Essex, and the fact that no one in the family drives, makes travel even more expensive. Jason could be in hospital for up to 6 months, and the train fare is £35 per person, and there are 6 of us that regularly go.

    As a family, we have never liked asking for outside help, but we basically have no other course of action as we are on minimum benefits and the travel cost is way too far out of our price range, any donation given will be spent solely on travel expenses for the whole family and anything left over, will be used to get something nice for Jason when he recovers and comes home.

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    • Tina Faulkner8 months ago
      Tina Faulkner

      Tina Faulkner

      8 months ago

      Well he is finally home, but we still need more help, he is going to have to have a lot of aftercare which I will be doing on my own. There are still a lot of things we need that we wont be able to get from the OT or the Physio. So please, if you haven't done so already, please donate as anything raised now is solely for aftercare equipment costs. Thank you all so much who have supported us already.

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    • Tina Faulkner8 months ago
      Tina Faulkner

      Tina Faulkner

      8 months ago

      Just a quick update on Jason. He has been told he is medically fit to be discharged but not physically. I have to count the stairs up to the front door and to the bedroom, I also have to measure the height of the bed and the sofa. Looks like we are going to have to borrow a wheel chair for when he wants to go out and he is going to have to use a walking frame for a while. Today he managed to walk all the way to the ward entrance and they told him to slow down a bit, but he refuse. Ralphy is still stealing most of the bed, as always.

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    • Tina Faulkner8 months ago
      Tina Faulkner

      Tina Faulkner

      8 months ago

      Jason is looking so much better now he is in Colchester hospital. I grab this quick snapshot of him today, he has lost so much weight. He thanks everyone for their continued support.

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    Page last updated on: 4/28/2018 9:07 AM

    Supporters

    17

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Apr 5, 2018

      Glad to hear that Jason is getting better. I was sorry to hear about your situation and hope this helps in some small way. I follow you on YouTube and wish you and all the family well.

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Apr 1, 2018

      £20.00

    • Joe Gould

      Joe Gould

      Mar 30, 2018

      Happy to help.

      £30.00

    • Kerry Jackson

      Kerry Jackson

      Mar 25, 2018

      Thinking of you all.

      £10.00

    • sue barnard

      sue barnard

      Mar 23, 2018

      So sorry your having such a bad time hope jason gets well soon be thinking of you. Sue x

      £10.00

    • Alan Edmunds

      Alan Edmunds

      Mar 23, 2018

      Good luck

      £20.00

    • Jackie Miller

      Jackie Miller

      Mar 21, 2018

      Hope this will help with your travel expenses Tina. Love and best wishes to you, Jason and your family xxx

      £10.00

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    Tina Faulkner

    Tina Faulkner

    Walton on the Naze, UK

    Jason has always been a family man and he loves his kids so much. Not being about to visit him on a regular basis is so upsetting to both me; his fiance and his children, the youngest being 13 and her dad is her whole world.

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