Case of a luggage

2 runners ran to help an isolated older person in Southwark.

  • Gosia Rybacka
  • Mayuko
Friday, 1st of November 2019

Mayuko and Gosia met up in Southwark today to help Mrs A and Mr A in making more space in their apartment ๐Ÿ . Mrs A welcomed us at the door and showed us around. We have quickly noticed that there is a lot of stuff lying around in every room โ€“ it surely makes moving around the flat difficult for both of them.

Ok, so where to start?! We kicked off with moving few bags and suitcases from the floor to the top of (already very high) mountain ๐Ÿ—ป made of other luggage ๐Ÿงณ and boxes ๐Ÿ“ฆ. Then, Mrs A asked us to move some of the stuff from the window sill onto the shelf near Mr Aโ€™s bed.

We had few ideas ๐Ÿ’ก, but Mr A wanted to keep quite many things handy. It just makes it easier for her to operate as she lives a busy life juggling ๐Ÿคนโ€โ™€๏ธ between work and taking care of her husband. She was quite reluctant to move some of the things in less accessible places (like jackets, shoes or bags).

We spent a while on just having a nice chat ๐Ÿ’ฌ with her - she shared about her busy day-to-day and also about her efforts to arrange a proper hospital bed for Mr A. We suggested that โ€“ if one arrives โ€“ GG could definitely give a hand.

Just before we left, we took a bug with rubbish and put it in a bin outside the flat ๐Ÿ—‘.

Mr A was very thankful and also expressed an interest in reaching out to GG again when a need arises. She was also interested in having a coach runner visiting Mr A sometime so he will have a company and someone to talk to ๐Ÿ˜€.

Report written by Gosia Rybacka

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Nikki Costain
Nikki Costain
Monday November 4th, 2019 10:44

A lovely mission, well done Mayuko and Gosia!

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