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my daughter is 5 and has cerebral palsy, we have a new bug buggy but she is getting to tall for it and her therapist is not sure its supportive enough, does anyone know a good alternative the is supportive and either folds or comes apart so can be put in the boot.Undecided
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Either the maclaren mayjor (these are like £500ish)
Or maybe go into ur local mothercare and check which prams are which, how they fold and try sitting her in a few? Tos ee what best suits ur DD?
Also you may get funding to help you buy either the mayjor or the wheelchair etc? see daniel for more advice tho xx
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hi,

won't your ot refer your daughter for a specialist wheelchair/buggy? my son is 4 and has cerebral palsy. he has a "new bug" buggy by ormesa. this was provided for us by our local disablement service. it's fully supportive for him, and comes apart to fit in the boot (it wouldn't fit in a small car though).

lisa x
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(03-19-2010, 09:50 PM)Lisa Jean Wrote: hi,

won't your ot refer your daughter for a specialist wheelchair/buggy? my son is 4 and has cerebral palsy. he has a "new bug" buggy by ormesa. this was provided for us by our local disablement service. it's fully supportive for him, and comes apart to fit in the boot (it wouldn't fit in a small car though).

lisa x

Hi, yes we can be refered to wheelchair services but I wasnt sure if I would be offered much of a choice and I wanted to know what other parents chose after the new bug or if anything is a good alternative.

Paula
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Hello Mrs S, your ot and wheelchair services can offer what you want. Just make sure you tell them that you want to go from A to Z and not A to B, as they will cater in wheelchair buggy what your lifestyle is please dont go out and buy one you are entitled to get them on the NHS what happens when your child grows out of this one you dont want to keep buying and buying also you are entitled to vat exemption on goods that are for your child find out the details on direct gov. I hope this helps you and your family.


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