Newcastle mum recalls horror of being trapped by son’s hospital bed as Sue Gray report shows how Boris Johnson partied

As she read the damning details of pandemic karaoke parties and BYOB events at the heart of government, Rebecca Highton remembered how she’d spent the summer of 2020 – trapped in a hospital room, unable to leave her son’s bedside. In May 2020, Rebecca’s then-three-year-old son Alfie, who has spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy, was undergoing … Read more

Mum spends every night in single bed with her disabled son to keep him safe

Every night Kayley Thompson sleeps with her six-year-old son Kaylan Gibson in a single bed she describes as a ‘death trap’. Kaylan, who has a range of medical conditions, including cerebral palsy, has hurt himself in bed several times in recent months, ChronicleLIve reports. He’s suffered a burst lip and narrowly avoided becoming stuck in … Read more

‘It was like going to bed being 32 and waking looking 70’ – Mum loses jaw and teeth after infection

A mum had to have all her teeth removed and her jaw replaced three times – after she got an infected tooth. Meighan Maselli, 36, needed a root canal and two teeth had to be removed after her dentist spotted them were infected during a routine appointment. But within days she was in agony, and … Read more

Mum forced to sleep in single bed with disabled son to keep him safe

Every night, little Kaylan Gibson sleeps in a bed which his concerned mum describes as “a death trap”. In the space of just a few months Kaylan, aged six and who has a wide range of medical conditions, including cerebral palsy, has suffered a burst lip and narrowly avoided becoming stuck in his adjustable hi-low … Read more

Desperate mum claims she has to sleep in bed with disabled son to keep him safe

Kayley Thompson, from Pelton, County Durham, is unhappy with the NHS and her council after social workers reportedly said a new bed would be “enclosing” her son Video loading Video Unavailable The video will auto-play soon8thCancel play now County Durham mum discusses having to sleep with disabled son in single bed A desperate mother has … Read more

Disabled boy’s mum sleeps in same bed as him due to it being a ‘death trap’

A six-year-old boy has suffered a burst lip and a range of injuries from his bed with his much saying it a “death trap”. Kaylan Gibson has cerebral palsy among other conditions, and has fallen out of his adjustable adult hi-low bed and barely avoided becoming stuck in it. Mother Kayley Thompson sleeps in the … Read more

County Durham mum forced to sleep in single bed with disabled son to keep him safe at night

Every night six-year-old Kaylan Gibson sleeps in a bed which his mum describes as “a death trap”. In the space of a few months Kaylan, who has a range of medical conditions, including cerebral palsy, has suffered a burst lip and narrowly avoided becoming stuck in his fully-adjustable adult hi-low bed, as well as falling … Read more

Mum and sons rent $995-a-month micro-studio apartment in Seattle

JamacĂ© Dickerson rents a tiny micro-studio apartment in Seattle, which she shares with her two sons (Picture: Caters News) A single mum has defended her decision to move her family into a 245 sq ft micro-studio apartment in Seattle, Washington, US, explaining that she simply can’t afford anything else. JamacĂ© Dickerson, 37, moved herself and … Read more

Cumbrian mum ‘went to bed as normal’ before a seizure changed her life completely

A West Cumbrian mum has revealed the terrifying night she went to bed ‘as normal’ before waking to find two paramedics standing over her. Hanna Davison has suffered a seizure in her sleep – something that had never happened to her before. Later, in the hospital, she was told she had epilepsy. Since that night … Read more