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When Peter Miles was invited to spend time at Jubilee House to help him with post-illness-and-surgery recovery he had no idea he would also experience a 'eureka moment' about his own mental health battles as well.
With three of the four members of the Tomes family in need of serious medical help and their 15-year-old son acting as their carer, The Fire Fighters Charity was here to help. On Young Carers Awareness Day, we share their story with you.
After suffering a mini stroke, retired West Midlands firefighter Paul Fallon contacted the Charity to see if we could aid his recovery and help him get back on track. Following a week at Harcombe House, his confidence has soared.
Diagnosed with PTSD, retired firefighter Roger Moore, 55, from Coventry, suffered frequent flashbacks, often visualising the horrific nature of incidents he had encountered during his career. Here Roger and his wife, Karen, share their story of how PTSD changed their lives.
After recently undergoing illness, surgery and treatment for breast cancer, Elaine is now in remission. She has visited Harcombe House on three separate occasions, twice for recuperation and most recently for rehabilitation.