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.

Ryan's Story

Ryan has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), a genetic condition which gradually causes the muscles to weaken, leading to an increasing level of disability. This is his story, told by mum, Abbi.

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Faith's Story

Faith has Dravet syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy that has a wide range of traits such as autism, ataxia, learning difficulties, speech delay and mobility problems. In her story, her parents talk about the importance of respite.

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Ethan's Story

At the age of just 14 months, little Ethan was diagnosed with a brain tumour. He spent the next nine months in hospital, and many of those in intensive care. This is his story.

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Marlowe's Story

5 year old Marlowe has Trisomy 21 (also known as Down’s Syndrome), hypothyroidism, cardiac anomalies and lung disease. She’s a happy, loving, cheeky baby that opens her heart to anyone. This is her story.

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