Family Stories

Naomi House & Jacksplace supports children, young adults and their families from across central southern England.  Each family has their own unique story to tell, and as they bravely speak through the videos and written stories below, you can find out how the hospices are there to support them on good days, difficult days and last days.


Abi's Story

Abi, from Hampshire, was diagnosed at the age of nine with Friedreichs Ataxia which is a genetic degenerative condition affecting the nervous system. This is her story.

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Mia's Story

Mia's mum, Allison shares her family story and how Mia saved her life.

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Joseph's Story

Joseph has severe cerebral palsy and the added complication of Down's syndrome, but he loves his respite stays at Naomi House!

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Chiara's Story

Chiara and her family were supported by Naomi House & Jacksplace during her final months.

Read Chiara's Story