Rutland Healthcare Support reopens at Oakham Grange care home

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Ruthland Healthcare Support in Oakham Grange

A charity which supplies wheelchairs and walking frames has a new home exactly one year after it was forced to move.

Rutland Healthcare Support had to leave its home of 14 years at Voluntary Action Rutland in Lands’ End Way, Oakham in November last year after the centre was put up for sale.

After months of desperately seeking alternative accommodation so the group could continue its work, a space at Oakham Grange care home in Wheatfield Way was secured.

Pat Morley, chairperson of Rutland Healthcare Support and a founding member, said: “We have been looking forward to this day.

“It is absolutely wonderful.”

Founding member Susan Allen did the honours of cutting the ribbon to mark the charity’s reopening on Tuesday (November 14).

Cutting the ribbon

A number of volunteers from both the past and present gathered to celebrate.

Rutland Healthcare Support was set up in 2008 following the closure of Rutland Red Cross.

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