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Volunteer Stories


“We are lucky to have volunteers working in all areas of Brendoncare, giving their time and expertise in so many ways, whether entertaining residents in our homes, leading activities in our community clubs, or providing much needed telephone support to those at home. Their energy and enthusiasm is invaluable and allows us to make such a positive difference – we can’t thank them enough!”

Marianne Wanstall, Chief Executive

The volunteers in our clubs and care homes are amazing people, who give up some of their time to make a difference to the older people we support in all of our services. Read some of their stories – and if they inspire you to get involved, take a look at some of the opportunities available here at Brendoncare.

Adam’s story

Adam’s story Adam joined Brendoncare in 2020 after graduating from university, providing telephone support calls to those who are isolating

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Amy’s story

17 year-old media student Amy is one of Brendoncare’s youngest volunteers. She helps at ‘Penny’s Friendship Club’ in Ferndown, Dorset.

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Neil’s story

Neil volunteers at Brendoncare’s central office. He was encouraged by his wife, who volunteered for Citizens Advice for several years.

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