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Leeds Shared Lives carer ‘humbled’ by Queen’s Birthday Honour

A Leeds carer who went the extra mile during Covid lockdowns to helpĀ theĀ adults with learning disabilities who live with her at her home in Seacroft has been recognised in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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One of 10,000 Shared Lives carers across the UK, Rowenna Garrard-Brown has been awarded a British Empire Medal for services to Social Care during Covid-19.

Rowenna works for St Anne’s Shared Lives – a charity that cares for adults with learning difficulties and places them in carers’ homes.

She has been the full time carer for a man in his 40s for four years and a woman in her 40s for two years.

Read the whole story on the Yorkshire Evening Post

Congratulations Rowenna!