Category Archives: Donec news

BBC’s Nick Knowles films charity footage in Grayshott

TV presenter Nick Knowles visited Donec, one of FitzRoy’s residential care homes in Grayshott, to meet residents and film footage as part of a charity appeal to be shown on BBC One on Sunday 20th January. The appeal explains how the right kind of support, practical assistance and assistive technology, such as communication tools and […]

HRH Princess Alexandra visits Donec Mews in Grayshott

The excitement was palpable when Her Royal Highness, Princess Alexandra, Royal Patron of Fitzroy, arrived at Donec Mews on Thursday 4th October 2012. Over 80 guests and local dignitaries gathered at the FitzRoy location in Grayshott, on the Surrey/Hampshire border, to celebrate the opening of the purpose built residential care homes and meet HRH Princess […]

Cissie is remembered for a life time of caring in Grayshott

When Cecilia “Cissie” O’Shea left school at age fourteen she could hardly have known of the pivotal role she would play in the development of a national charity, Elizabeth FitzRoy Support. Like many young woman of her era, Cissie’s local parish priest recommended her into a position, and so she began her seventy-nine year connection […]