Newlife offers the free loan of specialist toys to families who have disabled and terminally ill children.
The Play Therapy Pods are self-contained and are delivered direct to the family's door.
There are different categories which can be chosen according to the child's age, their physical and learning abilities and medical needs. Children learn about the world around them through play, and families can often learn a lot about their child’s needs through use of specialist toys. They can also encourage learning, improve relaxation, give enjoyment and distract from pain.
87% of families report the specialist toys improved relationships.
82% of parents had a better understanding of their child’s needs.
77% enjoyed quality time as a family though play with appropriate toys.
Please may I say a massive thank you for funding the amazing buggy that we received today. It is just what Charley needs, and will provide the safety, security and comfort she deserves for the rest of her life. You have made my little girl very happy!!!
Thank you so much for providing the stair climber for Mara - it makes it so much easier to get Mara up and downstairs safely and with dignity!
Thank you, Thank you, Thank you. Brandon's eyes lit up as soon as he saw it. We believe that Brandon having this powered chair will improve his confidence and quality of life.