Anne Milton MP got to know our Denecroft residential home in Guildford on Friday 24th February.

Arriving on her bicycle in a hi-visibility jacket, Anne met the people we support, our staff and volunteers, and took a tour of the ‘Guildford in Bloom’ award-winning sensory garden, a project made possible thanks to many hours of hard work by various volunteers. It included teams of staff from the University of Surrey who were on Community Activity Days - hosted by Denecroft on a regular basis for local businesses.

She helped Lorraine get the garden feeders ready for spring (pictured above), heard from the people we support on how sight loss affects their day-to-day lives, and spoke to staff and volunteers about the activities that build up people's confidence and independence. 

It was fantastic to meet the people that SeeAbility helps and hear more about the support that has come from the community volunteers to help them make the most of living in Guildford. Regular sight tests are important for everyone but can be overlooked when people have other disabilities,

     said Anne Milton MP

Denecroft has been operating for over twenty years and helps six people enjoy a full and active life. Ben Clarke, Registered Manager is keen for SeeAbility to engage with the Guildford community:

We are a really close team and proud of what we help our residents achieve. We're always keen to hear from people in and around Guildford who might want to work or volunteer with us, as there are many opportunities to learn new skills and really make a difference to people’s lives.