Alzheimer Scotland’s range of Therapeutic Activity Groups enables people living with dementia to participate in hobbies, interests and activities they enjoy in a supportive, dementia friendly environment. This role will support people living with dementia attending local activity groups. The type of therapeutic activity groups you support can reflect your own interests and skills or offer an opportunity to learn something new. The role may vary but is likely to include: Offering person-centred support to people living with dementia within a therapeutic group setting Communicating with people living with dementia, family members and staff within the therapeutic group setting Contributing to therapeutic activity groups by sharing ideas, skills and interests.
Alzheimer Scotland is the leading dementia organisation in Scotland. We campaign for the rights of people with dementia and their families and provide an extensive range of innovative and personalised support services.
Experience required: You must have excellent listening, communication and interpersonal skills, be willing to share your skills and interests and have the desire to help people live well with their dementia. Volunteers must be willing to commit regular time to this role.
Travel details: Dumfries
Minimum age: 18
Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: As with all volunteering roles, there will be training where required and ongoing support from our Volunteer team.