Linda: “I have achieved all I was aiming for, and it’s all thanks to you”

Linda: “I have achieved all I was aiming for, and it’s all thanks to you”

Linda Alcock thought she would never be able to walk again after neurosurgery left her unable to lift her chin off her chest without intense pain. She said all she wanted was to be able to see planes in the sky. Now, thanks to the care and support she received at Jubilee House, she is able to see the stars.

Mark: “I shouldn’t have waited until I was burnt out before contacting you”

Mark: “I shouldn’t have waited until I was burnt out before contacting you”

For former RAF firefighter Mark Latham, the combination of a near-fatal accident and traumatic incident while deployed in Afghanistan left him struggling to cope. He waited to ask for support because he felt like he didn't deserve help, something he says he regrets. But since visiting Harcombe House, he's happier and healthier than he has been in years.

Fiona: “I kick myself for leaving it so long before I called for myself”

Fiona: “I kick myself for leaving it so long before I called for myself”

As the Health, Fitness and Wellbeing Advisor for Staffordshire Fire and Rescue, Fiona Prew is no stranger to signposting people to the Charity to help them with their recovery. But when hit by a car while riding her bicycle and left with potentially life-changing injuries, she admits it took her longer than it ought to have done for her to consider asking for help herself.