I particularly enjoyed fixing the residents' computers and the highlight of the day for me was the home's resident puppy - a new addition that received a lot of attention

3/O Liz Nelson-Taylor

They tackled cabinets and doors, repaired windows and some electrical fittings and provided computer assistance, allowing residents to get online.

"It was a pleasant change to volunteer and assist at the care home - we left it in a better state than we found it," said 3/O Liz Nelson-Taylor, a systems engineer aboard Mounts Bay.

"I particularly enjoyed fixing the residents' computers and the highlight of the day for me was the home's resident puppy - a new addition that received a lot of attention and took great interest in the flurry of activity going on around him. We left the home in a better state than we found it."

Her ship is on a three-year deployment to the Caribbean with a varied mission: to support the international fight against drug running, visit and reassure British territories in the region, and assist - as Mounts Bay did last autumn - in the aftermath of a hurricane or other natural disaster striking the region.

Systems Engineer Officer (RFA)

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