Hannah* acquired an unfortunate brain injury following a routine operation on her eye. There were certain complications throughout her surgery procedure which left her in a coma for 2 years.
Peter* suffered a traumatic brain injury at the age of 17. Following his accident he suffered with poor short term memory and a lack of motivation to complete every-day tasks.
Robin* suffered a brain injury at the age of 10 following a car accident. As a result of his injuries, Robin has limited insight and presents some challenging behaviour, which had been causing some friction in his family home.
David* is a 7 year old boy with autism and severe challenging behaviour. He is totally dependent for all his personal care needs and is unable to communicate verbally, requiring support and encouragement to enable him to integrate into his local community.
James* was born prematurely at 23 weeks and has chronic lung disease and subglottic stenosis. He has a tracheostomy to help him breathe and requires continual ventilation. James receives all of his dietary requirements via a gastrostomy.
Cassie is 19 years old and has cerebral palsy. She is gregarious and fun to be around and likes nothing more than shopping and socialising with friends.
Lily* was a ninety-nine year-old lady who suffered from short-term memory loss and poor mobility. Lily’s health was quickly deteriorating, and as she lived alone, a stroke resulted in her being admitted to hospital.
Clara* is a young Mother of two who lived in a one-bedroomed flat in Great Yarmouth. Clara was recently diagnosed with Learning Disabilities following a cognitive assessment by a Counselling Psychologist.
David* is a 17 year old boy with autism and severe challenging behaviour. He is totally dependent for all his personal care needs and is unable to communicate verbally, requiring support and encouragement to enable him to integrate into his local community.
Lilly* was a ninety‐nine year old lady who suffered from short term memory loss and poor mobility. Lilly’s health was quickly deteriorating, and as she lived alone, a serious fall resulted in Lilly being admitted to hospital.
Benjamin* had a car accident aged 7, resulting in a spinal injury. Following his injury he spent a year in a specialist spinal unit and was then discharged to live at home with his Dad and 2 siblings, under a full care package.
Brian* is 21 years old and has tetraplegia, caused by an accident he had 9 years ago whilst playing with friends in the local area.
Craig* is 34 years old and has a C2 spinal injury which he acquired through a skiing accident aged 25.
“I want joy out of what I do, and I get that working with Ben", Snr HCA Deb Cahill (pictured with Ben Uttley & Snr HCA Patrick Walls). Deb is in a...