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Care team finds three to help look after 21-year-old with Dejurine-Sottas Syndrome
11:00am Friday 21st September 2012 in News
A search for carers to help a 21-year-old Ilkley man with a rare degenerative disorder has been successful.
Social care provider Care Dynamics (Yorkshire) reported last month it was having problems recruiting a team of young, male personal assistants for Owen Walker (pictured), of Colbert Avenue.
Mr Walker was born with Dejurine-Sottas Syndrome, a neuro-muscular disease that confines him to an electric wheelchair.
Following an appeal to find the helpers he needs, three men in their 20s have been appointed – two from Ilkley and one from Guiseley .