Just4Children are raising funds to help with costs of Olivia’s rehabilitation and therapy to give her a better quality of life.
Prematurity and cerebral haemorrhages when Olivia was two days old caused huge destruction…my daughter had a stroke…grade 2 and 4 cerebral haemorrhages. This caused massive damages. Olivia aged 2 from Peterborough has cerebral palsy and her physical and cognitive development is delayed.
Despite the hard, daily and often painful rehabilitation, Olivia is an incredibly cheerful child. Every new thing that she learns makes her extremely happy. I know that Olivia has still a long way to catch up with her peers. I hope that intensive and long-term rehabilitation will make it possible. Nevertheless, this type of care and therapy costs a huge amount of money.
Olivia is in the care of the NHS therapists since she was four months old. Nevertheless, they did nothing to help her, apart from telling us her actual state. I don’t want to think what could have happened if it wasn’t for the private therapists…
Olivia is an amazing child who has suffered a lot already. We still have at least a few years of rehabilitation ahead of us, but I know it’s worth it. It is worth to fight for a better tomorrow.