Patient Experiences

Bringing quality to life: Derick's story

Derick Riddell had always been a fit and active man, however by last January his energy levels were so low, he would be exhausted by lunchtime and often need to sleep. The Bangor man had a leaking mitral valve which was getting worse, and despite his fears, it looked like heart surgery was the only viable option. 
Read Derick's story.


Supported living: Betz' story

85 year old Betz Berryman is a fiercely independent woman who enjoys life to the full. Despite the onset of dementia, she was reluctant to move into residential accommodation fearing a loss of that independence. But when she came to look around Sydenham Court Supported Housing, she felt she might just have found the perfect solution.   Read Betz' story