A brave little girl saved her mum by making an emergency 999 call after she collapsed on the floor.
Sienna Adderley, five, called police after her mum Katie fell unconscious at their home in Rugby. The Eastlands Primary pupil remained calm on the phone while looking after her younger brother Ryley, aged one.
Katie has an as yet undiagnosed condition that makes her prone to collapse.
Sienna said: “Mummy told me what to do if she collapses.
“I was quite scared but I knew I had to ring 999.”
Katie, 32, who lives with her partner Carl Green, said: “I think Sienna is amazing. She has always been taught what to do if I collapse and although she was distressed when she made the call, Sienna soon got back to normal and wanted to get to school.”
Katie said listening to the 999 recording of her daughter was heartbreaking.
“We are so proud of her, but she has taken all the attention in her stride,” she said.
After the mum collapsed, police and ambulance forced entry to the property after Sienna told officers she was unable to reach the door.
Katie said: “We were worried about having to pay £500 for a new door, but a campaign was launched on Facebook by a lovely lady called Jo Woodfield. Now we have a stupid amount of money. We are so touched. I keep crying when I think about everyone’s generosity.”
Sienna will be commended for her tremendous courage by officers from Rugby West Safer Neighbourhood Team during an assembly at her school.
Dad Carl said: “Sienna has taken it all in her stride as Katie’s condition is part of life for us. We’re proud of our little girl.”
Tim Thorpe was the police operator at Leek Wootton who took the call. He said: “Although Sienna was clearly upset, she did very well. We would urge other parents to make sure their children know what to do in an emergency. It could save a life.”
Sienna had a surprise visit from the star of her favourite film on Tuesday. She met Queen Elsa from Frozen who presented her with a new dress.
Sienna said: “Elsa is my favourite. I am just glad mummy is OK.”