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Final push for Williton care home dementia garden
From left, Rotarian Bernard Maynard-Smith, Croft House fundraiser Bert Pearson and Diane Allen, superintendent at Croft House. PHOTO: Keith Wiseman
A SENSORY garden to improve dementia patients' quality of life at a Williton care home has received a welcome boost ahead of its final fundraising push.
Raised flower beds, a green house with a wide door for wheelchair access and a summer house residents of Croft House can go in bad weather all feature in the plans.
Quantock Rotary Club has donated £400 to the project and with the Croft House fete on August 25 it is hoped the £15,000 total can soon be reached.
A hand-crafted quilt made by Williton Quilters over a year will be first prize in the grand draw, with second prize £50 and third prize £30 among many others.
Bert Pearson, chairman of Friends of Croft House, said: “I would like to thank the Quantock Rotary Club for this money as well as many other - often anonymous - donations which we have received. We are also so proud to have been given the quilt.”
Raffle tickets are available at the care home and other businesses in the village; anyone wishing to support the project can call Bert Pearson on 01984-639034.