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Family stories

99,000 children and young people are living in the UK with health conditions that are life-limiting or life-threatening – and the number is rising. Meet some of the families we support.

Timmy’s story: “We had to manage alone”.

Timmy had Cerebral Palsy, a learning disability and epilepsy. His mum Alison explains that when they needed help the most, they were sent home without the support they needed. “Timmy had difficult health up to age 10. When he became...