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At a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of King’s Lynn Sharon Stevens, a specialist nurse at Lynn's Queen Elizabeth Hospital, spoke to members about her work with dementia patients.

She described how the ward system works and informed members that there are dementia patients on most wards at the hospital.

Sharon visits the wards on a daily basis to assess needs and works closely with the chaplaincy at the hospital.

L to R: Pip Rippengill, Mel Robson, Sharon Stevens, Ian Mason and Paul Robson with items donated by King's Lynn Rotary Club. (54277275)
L to R: Pip Rippengill, Mel Robson, Sharon Stevens, Ian Mason and Paul Robson with items donated by King's Lynn Rotary Club. (54277275)

She explained that there was a need for toiletries and other items as many patients do not have loved ones to visit them or provide such items.

The club donated two boxes of toiletries to help with this work, including razors, toothpaste, toothbrushes, soaps and face flannels.



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