We urgently need to upgrade some of the broken and ageing equipment in our sensory room within the Children and Young Adult’s Service. This specialist equipment offers a multi-sensory experience for the young people who stay with us and our teams really see the benefit it brings in helping our children to relax and wind down after a busy day.
Sensory environments can be highly absorbing, providing a moment of comfort and calm for children who struggle to self-regulate. A highly personalised programme of sensory activity in a safe and controlled environment, like our sensory room, or one of our bedrooms, prepares for bed time and ensures that the young people are calm, relaxed and ready for a good night’s sleep.
This is why, with your support, we are hoping to raise an additional £25,000 to replace some of our old sensory apparatus with new, portable and highly adaptable equipment which better fits the complex and varied needs of the young people we support.
We hope that by Christmas, as well as the new beds you have very generously helped to fund, that we will raise enough money to purchase a range of new kit, creating positive sensory experiences which can be integrated into each child’s bedtime routine. Your support will make a huge difference for our young service users and their families, helping them to get the quality sleep that they need and deserve, during their stays with us.