Former client joins Harrow Mencap staff We are proud to announce that our former client Glen Palmer has joined our staff team. Glen will now be working with us as both a sessional support worker with our Children and Young People’s Services and a driver. We sat down with Glen for a chat about how he got to this point. 1. What kind of work will you be doing with Harrow Mencap? A: I’ll be doing a bit of driving and a bit of supportwork. 2. Which services is that with? A: I’ve done a bit of support work with Children’s Services,but I don’t know which service I’ll be driving foryet. 3. How long have you been driving for? A: I’ve been driving for about 4 years now. 4. What’s the furthest you’ve ever driven? A: I’ve driven to Wales, it was in my first year of driving, I took my mum, my auntie and my cousin. 5. Would you like to drive a group of Harrow Mencap clients to Wales one day? A: Yeah! My ambition is to get my D1 licence to drive a 17-seater minibus, so I could take a bigger groupout. 6. How do you feel about starting to drive for us? A: I can’t wait, it’s another challenge for me now. 7. What challenges do you think you will overcomeas a driver for us? A: Getting used to a bigger vehicle. 8. How does driving make you feel? A: I enjoy it, I couldn’t wait to get my licence so Iwouldn’t have to go on the buses anymore. 9. Did you always want to work with cars? A: Cars are my passion, I collect model vehicles. 10. What would you say to a person with a learningdisability who is trying to learn how to drive? A: Carry on doing it, that’s what I did.