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Yateley's Freddie ends intensive programme - on anniversary of brain surgery

Freddie Hunt

7:23pm 9th February 2018

A year to the day that Yateley's Freddie Hunt had surgery on a brain tumour, the toddler has returned home after months of treatment.

The three year old had been at The Children's Trust in Tadworth since October 11 2017, for intensive treatment after struggling to recover from surgery.

He has been battling hypothalamic obesity since the operation on February 9 last year - which has affected his overall health, mobility and even his speech.

He has not been able to walk - even struggling to stand.

Now, he has now returned home to Yateley with his parents, after four months at the NHS-run facility.

Freddie marked his departure by ringing a bell, surrounded by staff and his family.

On leaving Tadworth court, mum Abby said: “Mixed emotions really, it’s quite a poignant day anyway just because it’s a year since his surgery and he’s also a year seizure free today, but it’s also going home, getting back to your normal life. Quite excited about that side as well, but it’s the next part of the journey now.

“He’s been a massive character here, so everybody knows Freddie in here because he’s such a busy little boy all the time. It was an amazing turn out, a lot of people came to see him to say farewell to him and I’m sure that this won’t be the last time we’ll be here.”

Abby added the programme at Tadworth Court has taught them how to cope as a family with Freddie's condition - from a practical and emotional point of view.

Dad David said what Freddie ringing the bell meant to the family: "Just seeing Freddie standing up ringing the bell, he has progressed so far and mentally, you can’t always see the mental side of it, but we know he has and you can have a conversation with him now and he understands.

"I’d like to thank everyone associated with Tadworth Court and The Children’s Trust. I don’t know where we’d have been had we not been here for four months, we honestly can’t thank them enough."

Freddie is now in a wheelchair and the family has a converted car. 

There is still a long way to go though - Freddie is suffering from a variety of health problems associated with the weight gain, including kidney and liver problems.

He is still not able to walk - and might have to have further surgery to drain fluid from his brain.

Freddie Hunt at the Childcare Trust in Tadworth.

 

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