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.
Words cannot express how life changing the safespace has been for Megan and all the family. Megan has slept all night everynight since having the safespace. Megan feels secure and enjoys being in her own space. Parents no longer have to get up several times each night to check on Megan, so are no longer deprived of sleep enabling them to cope much better during the daytime.
The loan of efficiently supplied, effective equipment providing immediate support for terminally ill children - those who just can’t wait!
The world has opened up for Thomas, it's a whole new world
for him,he can shop, reach up to high shelves, School says
his attitude has changed and he is more confident.
Thomas has suddenly developed, he is more outward, an
extrovert and enjoying life.