Weʼve raised £1,403 to Help Maisie's Recovery Process
- Basingstoke, UK
- Funded on Thursday, 14th February 2019
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My nieces daughter Maisie who is 5 years old, has had a heartbreaking time. She was diagnosed with a viral infection in her throat which caused Sepsis, her body went into a Toxic Shock and she also suffered a stroke, she was put into a induced coma and then transferred to Southampton PICU where she spent 15 days, undergoing three operations on her right leg to save her foot due to a blood clot and also having to have kidney dialysis where all her organs started to shut down. Maisie was then transferred to the children’s ward for a further couple of weeks, Maisie is unable to walk for more than ten minutes then she becomes very tired and flanks, she has a leg splint which she has to wear on her right leg due to three operations to save her foot and another splint to wear on her left leg all night and a few hours during the day from the stroke. Maisie also lost 3kg while being in an induced coma and that is a lot of weight for a five year old.
Maisie was loaned a wheelchair by Red Cross but children’s wheelchairs are very few they say, so they were loaned a small adult junior chair which is not supporting her legs and seating position very well and they need to put pillows to support her.
Maisie’s mum Sam has had lots of support and well wishes from her friends and family during this awful time, so we are kindly asking if anyone would please dig deep and if all the friends and family that offered help and support donated as little as a few pounds we would be able to raise enough money to buy Maisie a lovely new child’s wheelchair of her own with the correct support and seat padding. She also needs larger comfortable shoes that can accommodate her splint as she has too wear her splint at all times. Along with the constant travelling to and from Basingstoke to Southampton Hospital for her physio treatment, of which Sam has to rely on family and friends as she doesn't drive herself, this has been a huge worry for my Niece as she is a single mum and also has two other children to care for.
Maisie is doing really well some days with her recovery but this is going to be a long slow process, so let’s all make this journey a more comfortable one for her.
Thank you for taking the time to read Maisie's story.
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Dec 5, 2018
Wishing Maisie a speedy recovery! (Paul is my cousin)
Judy & Bob Brickell
Dec 4, 2018
Maisie has done so well and a new wheelchair will aid her recovery further. Sending our love to her and all the family (Paul is my cousin). xxxxxxx
Sam and Steve Ryan
Nov 5, 2018
Get well soon Maisie xx
Manor Field Infant School
Nov 1, 2018
Wishing you a speedy recovery from all the children, parents and staff at Manor Field Infant School. We can't wait for you to come back!
Oct 31, 2018
Hi. I made £28 from the raffle. Hope it helps. Xx
Oct 30, 2018
Such a brave girl ❤️ With such a brave mum 😘
Oct 27, 2018
Sending lots of love 😘❤️
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