The Volunteers' Celebration Evening is an annual event to give
residents and staff a chance to say thank you for everything the
volunteers have done over the previous year.
The nine external and 11 resident volunteers at the Bushbury
ExtraCare scheme help out in all sorts of ways, ranging from simple
tasks such as calling bingo or helping to serve tea, all the way up
to looking after the garden, liaising with the vicar, and working
with residents with dementia as part of the Enriched Opportunities
One volunteer at Broadway Gardens, Molly Bartlett, is 80 years
old and has been helping at the scheme for the last 16 years. Staff
and residents recently threw her a surprise birthday party to thank
her for all her work over the years.
Broadway Gardens Manager Jenny Jackson said: "Broadway would not
be the scheme we are without our volunteers. They are the heart and
soul of the building and really drive home the values of
Picture: Broadway Gardens Manager Jenny Jackson
with volunteer Molly Bartlett.
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For further information, please contact:
Lucy Henson, ExtraCare's PR officer
0789 105 3062