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Meet Jeremy: a day in the life of a volunteer

Jeremy has been a volunteer with The Royal Star & Garter Homes for over two years.

 

His journey with us began when he offered his help as he wanted to give something back to ex-service personnel having retired from the Army in 2008.

 

For Jeremy, a keen conservationist, an area he is particularly interested in is promoting wildlife and the garden areas.

 

His favourite plants are the flowering apple tree blossom and the white fragrant jasmine – both sensory, scented plants that help residents find comfort and stimulation.

The rewards from planting a new terrace garden with the residents have been huge...
My goal for the internal terrace garden was to have mainly edible or sensory plants, to help those living with dementia, with some bright ornamental flowering plants.
I have plans for the main garden too!
Jeremy,
volunteer

You’re the reason we can keep providing our specialist care.
These are just a few examples of what your generous donation can provide:

£15

Helps fund the cost of outings for one resident a month

£25

Helps fund monthly gardening activities such as planting seeds and bulbs

£50

Helps fund a specialist in-house physiotherapy session for a resident

Our residents benefit from our award-winning care and leading in-house therapies, along with over 50 specially arranged activities every month.

 

This includes outings to everything from sporting events to shopping trips, along with music and crafts, quizzes and gardening.

 

This helps keep them connected with the local community and increases residents’ wellbeing.

 

We believe that those who have had the courage to serve their Country should be able to enjoy the very best care when they need it most.

 

Together, we help ensure that those who have given so much, receive exceptional care in their time of need.

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