ExtraCare Resident Stories

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media picture Beryl Poulson
Lark Hill Village, Nottingham
Channel 4

At 86 Beryl Poulson can still remember the wartime bombing raid that happened when she was a child.

media picture Barbara Webb
Lark Hill Village, Nottingham
Channel 4

When Barbara Webb was a child the doctor warned she may not live past the age of five. She was in hospital regularly during her early years. She had pneumonia, and when she was a year old she had polio which affected her arm and leg and meant she was in an iron lung for six months.

media picture Pam Walker
Hughenden Gardens Village
New lease of life

Pam lives with her husband Bryan and their white West Highland Terrier, Mickey. Pam tells how moving to Hughenden Gardens Village has given the pair a new lease of life.

media picture Rosina Luxford
Hughenden Gardens Village
Overcoming loneliness

Rosina Luxford, better known as Queenie, was one of the first to move into Hughenden Gardens Village. Queenie, in her nineties, tells how moving to Hughenden has helped her to deal with feelings of loneliness after her husband passed away.


media picture Richard Nursey
Hughenden Gardens Village
Youngest resident

Richard Nursey, 54, is the youngest resident at Hughenden Gardens Village. He moved to the village in July and so far is happy he moved.

For further information on any of these case studies, please contact:

Lucy Clark, Communications Officer, on 02476 506011

Cheryl Flounders, Media Officer, on 07592 776 571 cheryl.flounders@extracare.org.uk 

Richard Tower, Communications Manager, on 0772 055 3658 richard.tower@extracare.org.uk