If you ask me….Sarah Rigby

Sarah Rigby has learning difficulties and receives support services from Hillcrest Care in West Sussex

Who has the biggest influence on you?
My mum and dad. They support me in everything and are always there for me.

Which health or social care professional has been most use to you?
Sally and Angie, my support workers.  Sally helps me to budget better and Angie is a laugh and very supportive. They are both great at their jobs.

What three words best describe you?
Caring, helpful and a laugh.

What event most changed your life?
Having my daughter Rose and having to put her up for adoption.

What one thing would you ban?
The neglect of children.

What is your greatest achievement?
Moving into my new flat last January.

What makes you happy?
Having my three cats and new kitten with me. She is only nine weeks old.

When were you last angry?
At a meeting with the children’s authority about my letter to my little girl and the photo being too big.

When did you last cry?
This morning when my daughter’s father turned up for the first time in five years.

Who would you swap places with?
My daughter, so that she can have the help and support I get from Hillcrest.

Who do you most admire?
My sister Emma because she has just married and has bought her own home.

What is the most important lesson you have learned?
Not to be used by men and learning to say no.

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