Draizy, 4 – Cystic Fibrosis
I am just two years old but due to my diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis and constant infections I have spent more time in hospital than at home. I am the youngest of five children and much as my parents like to visit me and stay with me whilst I am an inpatient this is not a very practical arrangement for my siblings. It is the Chasdei Hindy volunteers from Bikur Cholim who often stay with me overnight and know which furry friends and toys I like. They read to me, they play with me and they give my parents the reassurance that I am in good company even when they can’t be with me. When my parents come, they always bless Bikur Cholim for the support they provide at home including domestic help, hospital transport and a meals service during times of crisis.