Volunteer: Group Support

Debbie holmes

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Alzheimer's Society Published: 14th March 2016
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Where is it you want me to volunteer?

These groups take place most days at the Dementia Resource Centre, 441 Lincoln Road, Peterborough PE1 2PE.

What will I be doing?

You will be welcoming people with dementia to the Group. You will help staff to provide information, serve refreshments, engage in supportive discussions and conversations There will be opportunities to help with social activities and generally ensure people with dementia have a great time within a caring and safe environment.

If you have a welcoming, compassionate and have a supportive attitude, can demonstrate empathy this could be a perfect role for you.

Will the role be suitable for you?

Helping set out the room in an agreed layout

Putting out signage and recording attendees

Preparing and distributing simple refreshments, collecting in and washing items used

Welcoming and talking with people with dementia and carers of people with dementia

Liaising with the group leader to support planned group activities

Supporting the group leader by encouraging participation

Supporting the collection of feedback from the groups

Utilising any specific skills you may have, with local manager agreement in line with identified needs and following appropriate risk assessment and insurance assessment

Tidying up the room after the session

Following service standards, specifications and boundaries, recognising the range of policies and procedures that impact on the activity being carried out.

To find out more, or to apply for this opportunity, please email Peterborough@alzheimers.org.uk

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