“I love my uniform. I always say to people: ‘Don’t you think it looks friendly?’”
Carol beams with pride as she shows off the kit she wears while volunteering for the British Red Cross’ support at home service in Leeds.
Over the past 18 months, she’s helped more than 40 people at home, often visiting them many times over the course of several weeks.
Her visits enable vulnerable people to leave hospital earlier – and sometimes mean they don’t need to be admitted in the first place. More