At the end of September, the staff of Diema’s Dream Fund worked together with the head of the department of paediatric orthopaedics of FGBU Konstantin Eduardovich Pozharischensky, who made another planned visit to the Elatomsky orphanage for mentally disabled children.
Within the “Verticalization” project, implemented by Diema’s Dream Fund, combined with the administration of the orphanage, the doctor checked the children and noted the significant progress in the condition and skills of many of them. He also gave recommendations about how to keep up with the continuation of rehabilitation.
For example while Andrey Anisimov grew and became stronger, soon his orthisis (which is a brace or splint) became too small for him. As a result, the doctor promised to make a new one and did so, according to his current size. Andrey likes to walk very much, so it is necessary he has orthisis. Without them, his condition may worsen.
Valya Isupov showed remarkable results too, for now he stands well due to the special support, and the equipment selected earlier for him, is perfectly coping with its function. The doctor advised him to continue his therapy and take prescribed medications.
The star of the project is Kolesnikov Roma. Since 2012, when the boy was firstly involved into the project, he has been showing significant progress. Now Roma moves independently with the walkers without any help, proving that indeed he too is smart in his own way!
Tanya Savinkova was hospitalized in March 2017. Since then she has been showing good results such as gaining weight, growing up and confidently standing by herself with the special support. High orthopaedic footwear was recommended to Polina Chernova by Konstantin Eduardovich. Apart from this everything is okay, and no operation luckily is needed.
Overall, we are very grateful to the wonderful doctor Pozharischensky K. for his willingness to come back to Elatma again and again and for his invaluable efforts to aid children with serious developmental disabilities. Our foundation expresses our sincere gratitude to the administration of the Elatom orphanage for willingness to cooperate and taking new initiatives head on to improve the state of children with disabilities.