Stories

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Carrie and Allan

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Carrie is a member of our choir and a volunteer in our Day Services team. Her partner Allan is currently receiving care from Martlets “Allan had radiotherapy at the Royal Sussex and while I was waiting for him I saw a poster on the wall about the choir at Martlets. I love to sing and I thought I’ll go and ...

Paul

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Volunteer – ‘van driver’s mate’  “I’ve volunteered with Martlets for the past two years and I’m loving it. I go out in the van to pick up furniture and all sorts of stuff that’s being donated. I’m taking medication which means I can’t drive, so I’m the ‘wing man’, giving the driver directions and telling him it’s all clear left ...

Eric and Joan

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Eric is an outpatient at Martlets and has been receiving care for heart disease for a few months. I was recommended to come here by my GP about three months ago, following a fairly intensive period of illness; I think the GP thought I needed a bit of a psychological boost so she suggested trying Martlets. I feel very fortunate and privileged ...