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Carers help 70-year-old Glemsford man's motorbike dreams come true




Unable to walk, Michael Harvey had not ridden a motorbike for more than 10 years due to ill health, before carers made his dream come true.

Sally Thomason and Rhiannon Read, from Cephas Care, organised the day out for Michael, 70, from Drappery Common, Glemsford, with the help of Steve Jones from The Suffolk Crew, a bikers’ group.

Michael’s wife Gillian said: “An an MS sufferer for 30 years, he has had a wonderful life experience organised by his carers.

GLEMSFORD: .Michael Harvey, 70, has MS and is no longer able to walk. .He used to ride motorbikes but has been unable to get on a bike for more than 10 years..His carer Rhiannon Read from Cephas Care organised for him and a group of his biker friends to go out for a ride on a bike, having sourced a hoist. This has already taken place..Photo of Michael and Michael's wife Gillian and his carer'sSally Thomason andÂRhiannon who organised the trip for him. Picture Mark Westley. (18275365)
GLEMSFORD: .Michael Harvey, 70, has MS and is no longer able to walk. .He used to ride motorbikes but has been unable to get on a bike for more than 10 years..His carer Rhiannon Read from Cephas Care organised for him and a group of his biker friends to go out for a ride on a bike, having sourced a hoist. This has already taken place..Photo of Michael and Michael's wife Gillian and his carer'sSally Thomason and  Rhiannon who organised the trip for him. Picture Mark Westley. (18275365)

“He told them of his young days as a biker and, if he had his health, he would have taken up motorcycling again.”

Cephas Care deputy home care manager Rhiannon added: “We’ve been working with customers to achieve things they never thought they would be able to achieve.

“Steve and his biker friends did this out of the goodness of their hearts.”

Michael Harvey enjoys his motorbike ride with Sally Thomason from Cephas Care. (18294950)
Michael Harvey enjoys his motorbike ride with Sally Thomason from Cephas Care. (18294950)

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