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.

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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Tamara's story

Tamara had a very difficult start in life after being born prematurely at 26 weeks. She had a collapsed lung, a brain haemorrhage and later on was diagnosed with epilepsy and cerebral palsy. This is her story.

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Lesley's Story

Lesley, Kevin and their children's story is a devastating one, where not only did they find out that their little daughter had the rare genetic condition, Tay-Sachs disease, but that their two younger sons had it too.

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Charlie's Story

Charlie and her family receive regular respite care and support at Naomi House & Jacksplace.

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