If you ask me…Lorraine Watkins

Lorraine Watkins has learning difficulties and is the secretary with Torfaen People First in Wales

Who has influenced you the most?

My social worker Judith because she is a good worker and has helped me a lot.

Which health or social care professional has been most use to you?
My doctor because she listens to me.

How would you run care services in your area differently?
By making sure they listened to people.

What would make your life better?
If there was no discrimination.

What event most changed your life?
Being a member of People First.

If you could ban one thing what would it be?
Stop school children bullying.

If you won the lottery how would you spend it?
I would go to Disneyland, Paris.

What is your greatest achievement?
Starting Torfaen People First group in 1998, it has been hard work but fun.

What makes you happy?
To be with other people because I like to get to know them and make friends.

When were you last angry?
Very recently when I was acting in a role play for our conference.

Who do you most admire?
My friend Marilyn because she is a nice person and a good friend.

How would you like to be remembered?
Good at doing my job as secretary of Torfaen People First.

What is the most important lesson you have learned?
To get on with people.


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