Tag Archives: cerebral palsy

Carers and Families fighting against closure of two-year-old respite care home

This will be their only lifeline taken away


Under threat: At Cedar House are parents and carers with clients.

Published on Tuesday 6 September 2011 12:30FAMILIES of people with severe learning difficulties and physical disabilities are pleading with county bosses not to shut a Spalding respite care home.

Four brave men trying to raise funds for Break children’s care home

Rain washes away four-peaks fundraiser for Mundesley children’s home

Steve Downes Sunday, September 4, 2011
1:21 PM

Marlon Fulcher, who was among four Break children’s home workers from Mundesley who were foiled by the weather as they attempted a four-peaks challenge.

They were ready for the soaring peaks, but four courageous care workers were foiled by the pouring rain as they attempted a fearsome challenge on Saturday. 

‘Rain to Rainbow’ event encouraged local carers and their families to turn rain, their illness, into rainbows

Carers form a human rainbow to mark their family’s achievements

8:20am Thursday 1st September 2011

The smiles of Lynne Melarangi and her daughter, Rachael, capture the essence of the rainbow celebration

HUNDREDS of carers teamed up to create a human rainbow to celebrate the 50th birthday of the Silver Jubilee Bridge.

Wearing caps and t-shirts in the seven colours of the rainbow, they held hands, linking both sides of the famous landmark.

Organiser Dee Graal, development co-ordinator of Widnes and Runcorn Cancer Support Group, said: “It was really emotional.

“There was a great buzz and so much excitement. It was fantastic.”