Strongbones Children’s Charitable Trust

Offers grants in order to alleviate the pain, suffering and financial burden of families who have children suffering from conditions of the bone

Services provided:

This charity offers grants in order to alleviate the pain, suffering and financial burden of families who have children suffering from conditions of the bone.
(Brittle bone disease, bone cancer, scoliosis, arthritis, and all other conditions of the bone.)

Below is an extensive list of the work they carry out, but the trustees are always open-minded to innovative projects exclusive to children under their criteria.

  • Provide sensory equipment, sensory rooms and practical advice regarding construction of sensory rooms

  • Provide walking frames, wheelchairs, specialist buggies and adapted trikes to enable children to gain access in the community.

  • Provide outdoor play equipment and the installation of soft play areas, to enable children to play with optimum safety.

  • Provide advice to families in accessing welfare benefits. This includes disability benefits and disabled facilities grants that they may be entitled to receive.

  • Adaptations to properties and medical equipment to be installed, this allows families to live as normal as possible. They also build extensions to homes to enable children to be cared for on ground floor level where the use of stairs is inappropriate.

  • Purchase and install hydrotherapy baths to provide pain relief.

  • Provide funds for social activities/day trips to take children out of social isolation.

  • They own respite homes that are fully adapted for children with disabilities on the coasts of the U.K.

  • They also provide vital medical equipment such as sleep systems to enable children to sleep with the correct posture and aid pain relief.

  • They purchase specialist computers and laptops with expert educational software, to enable children to be home educated and continue tutoring at home whilst in recovery periods or unwell.

  • Hardship grants to help with essential bills, household appliances and clothing.

Address

Unit B9
Romford Seedbed Centre
Davidson Way
Romford
Essex
RM7 0AZ

Phone: 01708 750 599
Website: http://www.strongbones.org.uk
Email: trustees@strongbones.org.uk

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