17-year-old Stephen Cartwright stands charged with a having commited a serious offence, as his anxious father Peter watches on in the courtroom. It is several months earlier and Peter is attempting to help his sons Stephen and Dom face the imminent death of their beloved mother. After the palliative care nurse Charlotte shows up Peter is grateful of her help. Stephen is not so sure about the efficient nurse assigned to see his mother through her final days. After she passes away, Stephen becomes more suspicious of Charlotte's motivations. Stephen's anxieties and depression intensify causing more problems.