Here Anthea talks about the impact of being away from family.
Isolation from Family
Here Ronald talks about his memories of leaving home and being institutionalised.
Here Simone talks about the isolation she felt from her family and her community.
Here David talks about the sadness he felt in not getting to say goodbye to his parents.
Here Angela describes the impact of the loss of her family relationships.
Here Tara talks about the impact of the loss of her family relationships.
Here Ian talks about how painful it was to be away from home.
Here Jane compares home life to school life.
Here Phillip describes the sadness he felt when he started boarding school.
Here Roger describes the impact of the absence of his mother as a child.
Here Jamie talks about missing home.
Here Sue describes being isolated from the ‘real world’.
Here Haq describes being sent away from his family.
Life away from home
Here Angela recalls aspects of dormitory life at school.
Here Tara talks about the need for friendship away from home.
Here Ronald talks about visits from his dad and being given the news of his mother’s death.
Here Tara describes a treatment after an outbreak of nits in her dormitory.
Here Gordon describes leaving his home in India to start school in England.
Time in Hospital
Here Ronald talks about his time in hospital as a young child.
Here David describes life on the children’s ward.
Here Joanne talks about having lessons in hospital.
Here Deborah talks about her days on the hospital wing of her residential school.
Here Richard talks about being in hospital as a young child.
Here Christine talks about her experiences in hospital and the impact on her family relationships.
Here Tara describes the medical interventions and examinations she had to endure at school.
Here Lynda remembers her time spent in hospital
Here Ron talks about being told of his mum’s death.
Here Ron describes traumatic visiting times in hospital as a young child.
Here John remembers his time in hospital.