Dartmouth Caring charity enjoys most successful year to date
Dartmouth Caring saw a 20% increase in its services in 2014-15 and also recruited an extra support worker to cope with the extra work.
From its small office in the town centre the charity provided 16,000 acts of support in the last year, including home visits and regular contact; one-to-one support; transport to medical appointments by volunteer drivers; shopping; befriending; lunch clubs; Memory Cafes; dementia support; carers’ support; young carers’ group; welfare, benefits and money advice; and health advice.
Dee Nutt MBE, chair of the trustees, said: “We have had a very busy 2014-15. For a small charity I believe we continue to have an impact on our community.