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During the last week of September, Activities and Wellbeing Teams organised walks at some of the Fremantle Trust care homes in the North and South of Buckinghamshire, to raise money and awareness for those touched by Dementia.

As the autumn leaves started falling to mark the beginning of autumn, residents, relatives and carers donned their hats and scarfs and three four legged canine friends and shook their collection buckets in local café’s, shops and along the streets took a stroll in the gardens and out in the community and collectively raised almost £800 in donations from family, friends and Community, for the Alzheimer’s Society.

P, a resident at Cherry Garth said: “It’s such a good cause and my mum lived with dementia, such a horrible disease and every little bit we can do helps, so I’m walking for my mum…”

Lifestyle and Wellbeing Lead Kayleigh Jones added: “We all like to get involved, this walk is special to lots of our residents and it’s something they look forward to participating in every year …”