Family Stories

Each family has a different story to tell about the support the hospice has given them. We're incredibly thankful to those who have shared their story with us. Find out how Naomi House & Jacksplace makes such a huge difference to families in the videos and articles below.

Evie's Story

Evie had a progressive neurological disorder known as Labrune syndrome. She visited Naomi House since the age of 7 for respite care. Her condition caused a gradual deterioration in her health and sadly, in June 2020, she passed away at the age of just 12. This is her story.

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Eva's Story

Eva has Rett syndrome, a rare genetic disorder which affects brain development, resulting in mental and physical disability. Eva has a very big heart with a lot of love to give. This is her story.

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Amelia's Story

Amelia is from Bournemouth and has been coming to Naomi House for respite since she was two and a half years old.

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Ollie's Story

Ollie was born with Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood, meaning any muscle in his body can become paralysed at any time. Ollie is a happy, cheeky boy that smiles constantly, loves people and loves life. This is his story.

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