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What coronavirus taught me about carers

Michelle Lecheminant is the deputy manager at our St. Bridget’s service in West Sussex. She tells us what working on the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic has taught her.

What surviving coronavirus has taught me

Amar Latif contracted coronavirus in March 2020. He tells us about what it was like to be admitted to hospital as a blind man and what the experience taught him.

How do you volunteer during lockdown?

We asked Owen Thomas, a volunteer at Fryers House in Romsey, to tell us what lockdown has been like for him. Here, Owen tells us how he managed to keep helping our residents despite having to self-isolate.

The buzz of volunteering

Ged Beaumont is one of our volunteers. He tells us how he's been continuing to volunteer and fundraise for us during the coronavirus pandemic.

Volunteering in lockdown

Isabella has been volunteering from home during the coronavirus lockdown. She tells us how she has found the experience.

How Leonard Cheshire has changed in 50 years

Dick Harris has been involved with us for 50 years. He tells us about his journey from resident to staff member and how the charity has changed over those years.