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Valentine's day treat for Haringey carers

PUBLISHED: 08:26 14 February 2016

A group of Haringey carers enjoyed a trip to Sorbet beauty salon. Pictured centre carer Ruth Hutchinson sits down for a manicure. Photo: Polly Hancock

A group of Haringey carers enjoyed a trip to Sorbet beauty salon. Pictured centre carer Ruth Hutchinson sits down for a manicure. Photo: Polly Hancock

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Haringey carers were treated to a manicure and some much-deserved care and attention as a Valentine's present.

“We were treated like royalty, we all had bucks fizz and chocolate cake. All the ladies had a lovely time and floated out. Events add a bit of sparkle and a bit of glamour,” said organiser Sue Hessell, who took the carers to the Sorbet beauty salon in Crouch End.

“That’s what they need - it’s very hard to be at home 24/7, no-one sees what they do, it’s all behind doors. It’s really important to keep their spirits lifted.”

The group of carers meet up every week for coffee, cake and a break from caring for disabled and elderly adults.

Organiser Sue Hessell set up the group in 2012, after Haringey Carers Centre closed due to cuts.

- The group meet at the Abide Church Hall on Park Road on Thursdays from 10-12.30.

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