A total of £2,500 was presented to Dorset Mind, which supports anyone with a mental health problem.
Dorset Mind also provides a range of 1-2-1 and group support for adults and young people from aged 11 upwards.
The Chairman’s 2020 Fund was set up last year with the aim of supporting ‘Care South’s Friends’ and has been established with the aim of benefiting Care South employees, volunteers and community groups who provide a community service to the groups care homes, care at home offices, clients or residents.
Simon Bird, Care South’s chief executive, said: “We are delighted to be able to support this fantastic local charity which is important to our team at Care South. Dorset Mind provides invaluable support options across Dorset and the way the charity helps people is just phenomenal. We are very pleased to be able to support and help spread awareness of both the charity and its fantastic work.”
Marianne Storey, Dorset Mind CEO, said: “We are delighted with this incredibly generous donation which will help us support people across Dorset. We offer a range of safe and inclusive wellbeing support services that support people when they need it and importantly, they teach people how to live mentally healthy by building their self-esteem and resilience. Our aim is to improve mental wellbeing for everyone. Thank you to everyone at Care South for helping us to support even more people across the community.”
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