Providing interactive mobile gaming solutions, technology, and equipment to sick children and young people in hospitals.

WHAT IS THEROCKINR

We are a registered charity in England and Wales 1178420, Scotland SC049525. Founded in May 2018, in memory of Reece ‘TheRockinR’ Miree. We provide a distraction whilst minimising the effects of stress and anxiety through the power of gaming for young patients in hospital.

Who We Are

Founded after losing our 11-year-old son in March 2018 to a DIPG brain tumour. TheRockinR was Reece’s online gamer-tag. Throughout Reece’s hospital visits, we identified there were specific ways interactive gaming could help young patients.

Our Work

We help to reduce the impact of hospitalisation on young patients and their families. By offering a welcome distraction to treatments and procedures, giving a sense of normality, promoting social interaction whilst maintaining joy and contentment.

Why It's Important

Medical treatments can often be a scary and isolating experience, especially for young patients. There is a special need for age-appropriate coping tools in hospitals, interactive gaming offers a huge range of benefits throughout the medical enviroment.

WE’RE HELPING 54,750+ CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE PER YEAR!

We help healthcare professionals communicate more effectively with children and young people whilst minimising stress and anxiety for patients receiving treatments and procedures in hospitals.

OUR INSPIRATION

It was Reece’s love of gaming that was the inspiration behind the charity. Throughout Reece’s hospital visits, we identified specific ways interactive gaming and technology could help young patients

Six weeks into Reece’s terminal diagnosis, he told us “how he would someday put his name on the map”. Sadly, just 7 months later he lost his precious life to brain cancer.

17th May 2018, TheRockinR was founded. We now provide a welcome distraction whilst giving fun and smiles to young patients throughout the UK, and for sure, Reece is putting his name on the map.

MEDICAL GAMING CARTS

Our Gaming Cart’s are specifically built for the medical environment. Each cart helps healthcare professionals, play specialist and play facilitators to provide much-needed recreation and play to children and young people who are immobile, staying in hospital or visiting as an outpatient.

Pre-loaded Games
Eliminate lost or damaged CD/DVDs. All games are pre-loaded onto the gaming console, ready to play, reducing the need for storage and minimizes clutter.

Fully Height Adjustable
Use sitting or standing, ideal for wheelchair access and over the bed applications

Secure and Lockable
Key lockable which secures the gaming console and the two wireless controllers helps reduce the risk of theft and loss.

OUR LATEST WORK

Our goal is to support young patients in hospitals throughout the UK. Interactive video games and technology can be used within a medical environment to provide relief, offer a distraction, help children interact, engage and even support education.

YOUR HELP AND SUPPORT

Donations made to TheRockinR help to support children and young people in hospitals throughout the UK. Your contribution helps us to construct and supply more Medical Gaming Carts, these carts help so many young patients cope with hospital stays and visits.

MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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Mrs Julia Mary Hagreen

These gaming carts are such an amazing distraction for children awaiting surgery or receiving treatment …Fifi LOVES the Lego game on this – she smiles and laughs when she’s surfing on a pig’s back

I’ve wheeled it into her room a few times when she’s “bored” on an evening and it makes her happy x. On the 4th September 2018, Fifi was happily playing this whilst we felt sick with apprehension at the biopsy surgery. The most important thing is the kids smiling and being happy and Reece’s family have done a fabulous thing in their son’s name xx

Mother of the amazing Fifi Hagreen

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Contact Information

Mob. +44 (0) 7879 052552

Tel. +44 (0) 113 328 0590

Registered Address

TheRockinR, 16 Sunnyhill Crescent,

Wrenthorpe, Wakefield, West Yorkshire,

WF2 0PR, United Kingdom.