Day Club Volunteer

  • VO35364


Description

•To help prepare and serve food keeping to Health and Safety guidelines
•To provide encouragement and to build confidence therefore improving client’s quality of life
•To help engage clients in activities and assist whenever necessary
•To attend regular support group meetings or supervision and further training sessions when requested
•To help promote independence and maintain client’s dignity
•To ensure all Health and Safety is followed in the Day Club as well as when on outings
•To report to the Day Club Co-ordinator in all issues or concerns that arise with in the Day Club
•A Day Club volunteer is not a statutory service and is not there to do what others are paid to do
•Is not to help with any aspects of personal care
•Is not to take on the role of a social worker or nurse

Organisation aims and objectives

We support people throughout the Stirling Council Area who have early-moderate stage dementia to stay connected to their communities by offering a variety of support services. We run Day Clubs, Friendship groups and a Befriending service. We rely on kind hearted volunteers to help our small staff base to run the service. We have a variety of volunteering opportunities which are both enjoyable and rewarding.

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Monday 12 – 4pm and/or Friday 12 – 4pm Minimum Commitment: 6 MonthWeekdays

Restrictions

Experience required: •The ability to listen and empathise •To demonstrate initiative and flexibility •Reliability •Awareness of boundaries •To respect confidentiality
Travel details: Rehabilitation Hub, Stirling Community Hospital. Livilands Gate. Stirling.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Yes
Training details: Acceptance as a Day Club volunteer will be subject to successfully completing our training course
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 4 months ago