Help Chelsea Come Home

This is the story of my beautiful Guide Daughter, Chelsea. She is with out a doubt the strongest, most inspiring little girl who has overcome so many obstacles that life has thrown at her. She has done so with endless support from her equally strong family who are now putting plans in place on how to bring Chelsea home. Below is Chelsea’s story. Your time to read her story is very much appreciated and any donation will go along way in supporting this beautiful family. Over the past three months Chelsea has been in the Queensland Children’s Hospital Intensive Care Unit fighting so hard to overcome an ongoing lung and chest infection, which has seen her test positive for many different types of pneumonia caused to her by silently aspirating but also from a bacterial bug. In this time she has required a massive amount of respiratory support which included her being intubated for some time.Chelsea has a rare condition called Miller Dieker Lissencephaly which is a chromosomal condition and also affects her brain.With in this hospital admission she has also been diagnosed with a floppy and thinning of her airways.In September , Doctors informed the family that the outlook for Chelsea was grim and too prepare for the worst as her lungs were so sick and there was nothing more they could do for her. She is now under the Palliative care team. However, over the past few weeks Chelsea has managed to fight back and has proved that she is a strong little girl and is now managing on low flow oxygen which is amazing compared to the outlook we were given just a few short weeks ago.It is looking likely if Chelsea continues in the correct direction she will get to go home requiring constant monitoring , suctioning and have oxygen at all times.Whilst in hospital Chelsea has been attached to many machines monitoring her oxygen levels and heart rate etc. Although when she goes home she will not have any such monitoring as the hospital does not supply such a Rescource. Chelseas oxygen levels vary dramatically and so it is important she gets the correct monitoring. Such a machine costs approximately $3000 for the initial set up but will have ongoing costs. We are reaching out if any one can donate whatever they can to make the possibility of Chelsea being able to go home a reality and to be home together as a family.Every little bit will help and will be greatly appreciated and anything above and beyond our goal will be used for Chelsea’s on going medical needs. Money can’t buy health but it can buy things that makes Chelsea more comfortable. ❤️
  • Diaz Rautu 
    • $5 
    • 24 mos
  • Brett Naylor 
    • $50 
    • 31 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 32 mos
  • David Jensen 
    • $50 
    • 32 mos
  • Lea Keto 
    • $50 
    • 33 mos
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Fundraising team: Fundraising team (2)

Angela Stokes 
Organizer
Raised $200 from 3 donations
Brooklands, NZ
Renee Smith 
Team member
Raised $1,900 from 21 donations
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