b'Annual Report 2021/22Community Involvement:St Pauls Court Welcomes Department Of Communities VolunteersPraxis Care staff and residents at St Pauls Court in Lisburn were glad to get a helping hand in the garden from six civil servants.The Department forPraxis Cares volunteergroups, to develop an Communities staff hadco-ordinator Ian Cardwellunderstanding of their volunteered to takesaid, The participation ofneeds and to pro-actively part in Business in thevolunteers from varioussupport the work they do. Communitys Step intosectors is always welcome.When employers offer Spring initiative and hadThe people Praxis Careopportunities for staff to been assigned to Praxislooks after at its sites enjoyvolunteer it supports better Cares residential village forthe interaction with thewellbeing, develops skills, people in the early stagesvisitors whose contributionand improves employee of dementia. makes a real differenceengagementcreating and, in this case, improvesa happier, healthier The teams help which wasthe living environment. workforce. coordinated by Business In The Community (BITC)Lauren Cunningham, was warmly appreciatedCommunity Engagement as they were able toManager at BITC added, clear weeds and ivy,Employer-supported cut back brambles andvolunteering enables overhanging branchesemployees to engage from the pathways andwith local communities, tidied the greenhouse.charities and community 54'