Tag Archives: carers

Why breakfast is so important for your health

Porridge for breakfast is a great start to the day

By Weekend

Grabbing breakfast on the go, or missing it completely in the mad morning rush, is a common feature of today’s hectic lifestyles. After all, why waste precious time sitting down to a good healthy meal, when you can just munch on a breakfast bar on the way to work?

One man and his dog take on Exeter half marathon

Mark Goff with Pongo and brother in law Tom

Dimbleby Cancer Care

One man and his dog from Ponsanooth took part in the Exmoor Half Marathon earlier this month in memory of his BAFTA winning uncle and raised £550 for charity.

Mark Goff, 30, ran the race with his dog, Pongo, and his brother-in-law, Tom, in memory of Chris Collins, a BAFTA winning producer, who died of cancer last year.

New Holt-based service offers home respite for dementia carers

23 April 2015

By karen bethell

Home visiting service volunteers Caroline Baker, Bob Chaplow and Pat Cox (front, from left) with (back, from left) Holt and District Dementia Support Group chairman Wendy Richley and home visiting service co-ordinator Eleanor Sidgwick. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

A new respite service for carers of people with dementia

A new respite service for carers of people with dementia has been launched at Holt, following the success of a weekly drop-in support group opened last year in St Andrew’s Church meeting room.