View articles by topics

Alzheimer’s Fundraising success at Doddington Court

10 November 2021

Maureen, Pam and Marilyn, all residents at Sanctuary Retirement Living’s Doddington Court, donned their walking boots to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society – despite the chilly October weather.

Staff Rachael Lewarne and resident Marilyn Bishop

The fundraising three-some set a target of walking 31 laps around the retirement community’s garden over 31 days and they raised a remarkable £505 between them.

Wellbeing and Inclusion Assistant, Rachael Lewarne said: “The residents hand- picked the Alzheimer’s Society as a charity they wanted to raise money for. The whole community here at Doddington Court feels very passionate about raising awareness and funds for this amazing charity and the money they’ve raised will make a huge difference to the people the charity supports.”

"Doddington Court feels very passionate about raising awareness and funds for this amazing charity."

- Wellbeing and Inclusion Assistant, Rachael Lewarne

Wellbeing and Inclusion Assistants encourage residents to maintain and develop meaningful friendships and supporting them to play an active role in their local community.

Doddington Court, on Benwick Road in Doddington, provides retirement apartments with communal facilities. Residents have access to a range of communal facilities and there is a restaurant open to the public.

To find out more about life at our retirement communities, read more resident stories or search for a retirement property near you.

Download a PDF version (PDF 131KB) of this story.

Back to news and events

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share via Email More Share Options
arrow_upward