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Sarah Patient Expert

Sydney, Australia
I am a SAFM to my daughters Emily 9 and Violet 4. Violet was born with a few health conditions that keep me very busy!
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Big Girls Bed by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Violet has always loved her cot and we thought that when the day came it would be a difficult process to change her from her cot to a single bed.......but.......last week ... Read on »
Blocked VAC by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Late yesterday afternoon at 3pm, Violet's VAC dressing started alarming and saying that it had an "internal device error" therapy stopped. I rang the technical advice number ... Read on »
Blog Visitors by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting My blog site meter count has just turned over to 15,000 visitors! I know it may not seem much to some, but I am hopeful that somehow my blog may have helped some of t ... Read on »
Botox & Orthotic Clinic Appointments by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Botox Clinic first this morning...Violet as usual was very uncooperative for the therapists assessing her today. They mentioned they would like Violet to see someone at ... Read on »
Botox & Physical Disability Clinic Appointments by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting As we have been away for the past week I haven't had a chance to post our follow-up Botox appointment from 17th October. I rang to let them know how she was going with he ... Read on »
Botox & Physical Disability Clinic Appointments by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Had Violet's Botox appointment today. Was another verrry long day... We first had our appointment with Physical Disability Clinic and they have decided Violet DOES need a ... Read on »
Botox & Physical Disability Clinic Appointments by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Had review of Violet's Botox treatment on Friday. They are very pleased with her response to the Botox so far and she will now start more intensive Occupational Therapy ... Read on »
Botox & Physical Disability Clinic Appointments by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Today we had appointment with Physical Disability Clinic in the morning and Botox clinic in the afternoon. It has been another long day....Violet was nil by mouth fro ... Read on »
Botox Clinic by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Today Violet had Botox Clinic. This was the first time in a long time for her arm/elbow/hand as we have been concentrating on her leg/foot for so long, so she cou ... Read on »
Botox Clinic by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This morning Violet had Botox Clinic. Today she again had her elbow/arm/hand targeted and for the first time she had injections to her hamstrings. I have to let yo ... Read on »
Botox Clinic by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This morning Violet had her 6th set of Botox Injections. While we were waiting for Violet to go in, Alison arrived with Ashlea and Audrey after their own appointmen ... Read on »
Botox Clinic & Orthotic Review by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting First we had appointment to review Violet's AFO as she has had so much pain lately with her CP, I wanted to be thorough and make sure her AFO was all okay too. Orthotist f ... Read on »
Botox Clinic Follow-up by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This morning we had Violet's Botox Clinic follow-up appointment. Her elbow extension has definitely improved with Botox, while her leg/foot are still the same :( I' ... Read on »
Botox Clinic Follow-up and Casting by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This morning we had Violet's Botox Clinic follow-up appointment which for the first time in 2 years of her having Botox injections, we actually attended the follow-up in perso ... Read on »
Bowling Excursion by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Today we had our excursion with The Spastic Centre. We all decided to take the kids bowling this term. Her Speechie and Physio were there to help too. It was a great day ... Read on »
Budding Artist Perhaps by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting As I mentioned in a post back in April, Violet submitted artwork representing her school to the local Hawkesbury Show for the "Students with Disabilities" class. Was so ... Read on »
Carer's week by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This week is Carer's Week - 17th to 23rd October. Carers Week is a time to celebrate the 2.6million unpaid family carers who make a vital contribution to Austra ... Read on »
Casting by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Today Violet had her next installment of casting. She was a very good girl for her Physio at the hospital and has now even decided she will lay down on her tummy for her, to b ... Read on »
Cerebral Palsy Clinic by Sarah Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This afternoon Violet had her Cerebral Palsy Clinic review. Weight 32.7kg's Height 130cm They are very happy with her recent Botox results in her arm/hand. They are h ... Read on »