Maggie, 74, a care worker from Exeter started out as an auxiliary nurse and then changed to care work when she moved to the south west.

She tells us that she’s still working because she wants to and because she enjoys what she does. For anyone concerned about the physical aspect of the job such as lifting, Maggie says “…we’ve got hoists, so it doesn’t use your physical strength because the machinery does the work for you.”

When talking about what her job involves, Maggie says “…it’s just being able to help people, make them comfortable, enabling them to stay in their own home…..Every day is a ‘feel good’ day”.