Jade, 18: Learning to love myself and live with chronic pain

Jade, 18: Learning to love myself and live with chronic pain

Receiving a diagnosis of scoliosis - a chronic pain condition - not long after her 17th birthday, Jade Turner turned to The Fire Fighters Charity to help her find ways to cope both physically and psychologically. Now the firefighter's daughter wants other young women to realise that when it comes to our bodies, there is no such thing as normal.

Paul: “The team has helped rebuild my confidence”

Paul: “The team has helped rebuild my confidence”

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.

Donald: “I’m more mobile now”

Donald: “I’m more mobile now”

Donald Johnston, a Community Safety Advocate for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service visited Harcombe House in Devon to receive help for a problematic knee that affected his everyday life.

Zoe & Jamie: It has far exceeded our expectations

Zoe & Jamie: It has far exceeded our expectations

Diagnosed with chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia, Zoe was unable to work or lead a normal day-to-day life. Supported by her husband Jamie, Zoe spent time on one of our programmes after her condition began to take a toll on family life.