Somerset Stories: Countrymen UK

A man holding a hose, watering tomato plants in a polytunnel. He's smiling at the camera wearing a short sleeved checked shirt and jeans.Countrymen UK offers a lifeline to men from rural backgrounds living with conditions like dementia. Contributing to farm life gives them fulfilling days, and the chance to beat social isolation by getting outside, while carers get a well-earned rest. Find out how a partnership between Hunt’s Food Group and Somerset and Dorset Community Foundations helped support their vital work now and for the future.

Liz Rose, manager of Countrymen UK in Sherborne, explains how they help men beat social isolation by reconnecting to the rural environment.

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