A Well Deserved Win!
Following our nomination to the Community Engagement and Experience Solent NHS Trust Awards, Thelma (Compass Carers Group Leader) has won their first ever Community Award!
Our nomination read:
This person has worked tirelessly for the past 30 years to support unpaid carers. At first in a professional capacity and then the past 20 years as a volunteer.
They are the group leader for the Compass Carers Group, they organise activities and breaks for carers – including regular trips to Wisdom House retreat.
They also support people with Mental Health conditions who are staying at The Orchards, by organising an annual Christmas Gift delivery for all patients.
Selected by an independent panel of judges, Thelma has been recognised for her services to the community – in particular unpaid carers and people needing support with their mental health.
Congratulations Thelma! If you would like to read more about Thelma – how she became a carer and volunteer, and why she continues to help so many people – you can read Thelma’s Story here.