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Toys and games console boost for Rebecca House

Mon, 14 Sep 2020

New sensory toys and a games console are being used at Rebecca House, after Hospice Isle of Man was awarded a grant to buy the equipment.

The Manx Lottery Trust award the charity over £950 to purchase a range of toys, including specialist sensory toys.

One of the items was a Skoog Music Box; an accessible way to create music and make different sounds.

The grant was also used to buy DVDs and a PlayStation 4 console with games.

Vicky Wilson, Head of Children, Young People and Therapies at Hospice Isle of Man, said: ‘The aim of making these sensory and electronic games available is to provide an opportunity for children and young people of all ages and abilities to socialise and play in ways tailored to their individual needs.y.

‘The equipment will benefit 25-30 young people who currently attend Rebecca House, along with siblings who attend specific sibling group sessions.’


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