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Family Stories

Families are at the heart of our 'Homes from Home'

Davey's family story

Davey's family story

Samileigh and Paul were supported at Eckersley House when their son, Davey, needed to have lifesaving surgery after he was born. Davey’s stomach, spleen, small and large intestines were in his chest, crushing the left lung and shifting his heart to the right side of his body.

Sara's family story

Sara's family story

Sara's six year old son, Adam has already undergone two open heart surgeries and her daughter Aimee is currently in hospital due to a chronic pain condition. Whenever her children have been in hospital Eckersley House has been there to support them

'Homes From Home'

When a child suddenly becomes ill, there’s no time to plan. We're here to give families one less thing to worry about by giving them a place to stay, free of charge just minutes from their child’s bedside.

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