Meal Time Companion  with 2gether NHS Foundation Trust (VG) (Ref: 1519)
 
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Charlton Lane Hospital opened in 2010 and provides specialist assessment, treatment and care for older people with functional mental health problems and dementia.

For a variety of reasons, people with dementia may need additional support at meal times to ensure that they are motivated to eat and drink. You would work alongside nursing staff to support individuals and help make meal times a positive experience, by offering help, reassurance and engaging in conversation.
What are they looking for?

An interest in working with people with dementia, patience, compassion and empathy

Practical

Volunteers will receive a full induction and any additional relevant training they may require.

Volunteer expenses will be covered.

When: Variable times
Age requirements: All ages
Where?

Willow Ward, Charlton Lane Hospital, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 9DZ

About 2gether NHS Foundation Trust (VG)
 
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2gether is a specialist NHS Foundation Trust providing social and mental healthcare services in Gloucestershire and Herefordshire.

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