The family of a nine-year-old girl with severe brain damage have been told her NHS-funded home care could end because she no longer qualifies for help.

Tehyah Solan-Clarke, from Saddleworth, suffered damage to 90% of her brain after a series of strokes in 2014.

Her care was due to end in January, before Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams’ intervention led NHS bosses to agree to meet her family.

An NHS spokesman said the meeting would determine “safe and appropriate” care.

Tehyah’s mother Sam Solan said the situation was “scary, because the carers are a massive help”.

“Them keeping on top of things has helped keep her alive,” she said.

“If the care is taken off us, it’s going to be really hard.”

Tehyah, who cannot communicate or feed herself,

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