The Princess Royal paid a visit to veterans who suffered life altering injuries and illnesses on Friday.
Princess Anne visited Help for Heroes Recovery Centre, Tedworth House in her role as President of President of City & Guilds, which leading offer vocational education and training organisation.
Help for Heroes has partnered with City & Guilds to assist veterans in careers outside of the Armed Forces.
The Princess viewed the facilities, which include a state-of-the-art strength and conditioning suite and woodland and gardening area and art studio. There she members of the wounded community and their families and listened to their stories about the life-long challenges they cope with.
Princess Anne commented that wounded veterans are in the best place possible to build a better future.
“When you leave the Services, you do not have the same structure. But City & Guilds, with its partnership with Help for Heroes, can offer that for the future. You will be able to look forward and plan for your next career.”
Bryn Parry, Co-Founder of Help for Heroes said it was an honour for Princess Anne to visit and see the difference Help For Heroes is making.
“Through our career recovery services, we empower, motivate and inspire our wounded heroes to find a new, purposeful role that meets their own individual needs, and assists them in moving on with their lives, whatever their injury or illness,” Parry remarked.
Help for Heroes runs four Recovery Centres throughout the country. They are part of the Defence Recovery Capability arranging continuing support for wounded, injured and sick service personnel and veterans. The career recovery programme aids develop skills and allows those who take part experience for future employment. They also offer training and work experience to injured veterans.
To learn more about Tedworth House and Help For Heroes please visit: Help For Heroes
Photos courtesy of Tedworth House @TedworthHouse