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.

Lucy's Story

In this story, Lucy tells us all about family life with congenital muscular dystrophy and how Jacksplace has given her independence and freedom when she needed it most. Also included is a poem Lucy wrote about Jacksplace.

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Charlie's Story

22 year old Charlie, who visits Jacksplace, was born with Ataxia-Telangiectasia, a rare condition that affects the nervous system, immune system and makes the risk of getting various cancers high. This is his story, in his own words.

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Amelia's Story

As a result of difficulties at birth, baby Amelia had severe brain damage, cerebral palsy, four limb quadriplegia, blindness and very severe epilepsy. This is her story, told bravely by mum, Debbie.

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Archie's Story

After a difficult birth, Archie was born with severe brain damage, causing quadriplegic cerebral palsy, epilepsy and blindness. Archie is a funny, cheeky boy with a contagious smile. This is his story.

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