ExtraCare Resident Stories

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media picture Marie McCamley
Earlsdon Park Village, Coventry
Moving to the Village and beating isolation

Marie McCamley knows what it is like to feel lonely. In the living room of her immaculate bungalow in Coventry she talked about the loneliness of watching television on her own with no-one to talk to; the fear of waking up in the middle of the night alone, terrified that someone had broken into her home, wondering if she had locked the back door.

media picture Cynthia Seddon
Reeve Court Village, St Helens

Reeve Court volunteer Cynthia Seddon has been busy all her life.

media picture Pearl Broadbridge
St Oswald's Village, Gloucester
Recovering from a stroke

Pearl Broadridge spent three months in hospital after she had a stroke. But when she came home to St Oswald’s Village in Gloucester her goal was to get back into the gym.

media picture Maisie Skinner
New Oscott Village, Birmingham
Keeping fit in the gym

Maisie Skinner starts her day with a visit to the gym at New Oscott Village.

media picture Linda Earle
Earlsdon Park Village, Coventry
Moving to the Village

Great grandmother Linda Earle was the first person to exchange contracts at Earlsdon Park Retirement Village.

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