Ty Hafan

family stories

family stories

rhodri lewys

lewys and rhodri

We like everything about it; the food, the pool, the bath, the bribery from the staff and ‘borrowing’ things from the managers offices and holding them for ransom.

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archie watson

archie's story

We hit our first anniversary, Archie’s birthday on 6 September. It was a lot harder than we had expected.

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Olivia

olivia's story

12-year-old Olivia suffers from cerebral palsy, visual impairment and physical delay.

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willow

willow’s story

Kelly and Damien Matthews were devastated when they were told their daughter may not survive her first few days due to a life-threatening condition called Central Hypoventilation. 

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Rhys

rhys' story

From spending time with his mates to playing video games or going bowling, outgoing Rhys loves nothing more than staying at Tŷ Hafan.

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Casey

casey's story

Three-year-old Casey was born with severe brain damage following complications at birth. He has since been diagnosed with severe epilepsy, spasms, cortical visual impairment and evolving cerebral palsy.

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Alice

alice’s story

They were told the most devastating news any parent can hear – their unborn daughter had a condition that meant it was very likely she would die in childhood.

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Ellis

ellis' story

Whilst battling cancer as a baby, Ellis Smith from Cwmbran was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), a genetic condition causing benign tumours to grow inside the body.

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alyssia

alyssia's story

When Alyssia was four months old, her mum, Danielle, noticed she wasn’t developing like other babies her age.

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