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.

Bruce's Story

Five year old Bruce is a happy little boy with a smile that will brighten your day. He has severe bi-lateral cerebral palsy, epilepsy and no independent mobility, making him completely dependent on others. This is his story.

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Toby's Story

Toby and his family visit Naomi House & Jacksplace for regular respite stays. His mum, Gemma, shares their family story.

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Catherine's Story

Catherine's mum, Val, tells her family story from the early days of expecting Catherine to the moment she passed away.

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Ruben’s Story

Ruben has been visiting Naomi House for regular respite since he was 1 year old. Although Ruben hasn’t received a final diagnosis, he has many of the characteristics of the genetic disorder, Noonan syndrome. This is his story.

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