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Your hospice stories

30 June 2023

Jack Powell

Jack Powell has been through a lot in his short life, but his family can take comfort in knowing they’re supported by Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice.
30 June 2023

Ella Gale

Ella Gale’s mum Hayleigh admits she was nervous initially about the prospect of her daughter being cared for by someone else – but more than a year after Ella first came to Jigsaw, she couldn’t imagine Cumbria’s only children’s hospice not being part of her family’s life.
30 June 2023

Dylan Kay

For Dylan Kay, his regular visits to Jigsaw mean that he can meet new people and make new friends. The youngster from Langholm in Dumfries and Galloway has quadriplegia cerebral palsy which means he has no movement in all four of his limbs as well as being cortically visually impaired.
30 June 2023

Blake Arnot

Caring for a child with complex health needs can be a daunting experience for most parents, but for Wendy Arnot being supported by Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice has allowed her and her family not to feel alone.
30 June 2023

Robbie’s Story

Heather’s son Robbie, 24, attends Jigsaw. Here Heather explains Robbie's love for the place and the break it provides for the family.
30 June 2023

Jordan Mossom

For more than a decade, Jigsaw was a home from home for Jordan Mossom and his family. Jordan lived with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and before passing away he worked extremely hard to raise awareness of his condition which is characterized by muscle degeneration and weakness.
30 June 2023

Blake Penny

Blake Penny’s favourite place to visit is Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice – with his mum saying she never sees him as happy as when he’s there being cared for.
30 June 2023

Helen and Jack

Helen’s son Jack, 11, has a metabolic disorder called NKH, he uses a wheelchair, has seizures and is tube fed.
13 June 2023

Adam’s story

Adam has been attending Jigsaw for more than 14 years and has a number of life-limiting conditions. The Jigsaw team has been hailed as a "lifeline" for Adam and his family who say they don't know where they'd be without their support.

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