Mind Over Matter Befriender  with Brockworth House Care Centre (Ref: 538)
 
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Would you give your time and friendship? Would you help support them to provide more activities and outings for older people?


Brockworth House Care Centre are looking for someone to become a befriender, you would help Brockworth House Care staff with day to day activities, such as taking care of residents with Dementia, helping with meal times, talking with residents, assisting residents with day to day activities.

For some, volunteering is a fun and satisfying way to fill in spare time and meet like minded people. For others it is a way of contributing to the welfare of older people in their local community. Many find themselves acquiring interests and skills that might never otherwise have surfaced and friendships formed can be enduring.

Older people have a wide range of interests and activities. There is also a greater challenge to meet the needs of our more frail residents and tenants, in order for them to have an active and fulfilled life. They require more volunteers working in a one to one setting, as well as with groups.

Volunteers from all age groups are welcomed. DBS checks are carried out, however a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from volunteering. Disabled Access.
What are they looking for?

You do not need to have any qualifications, however you should be caring and have an interest in working with people, particularly the elderly and people with dementia. If you are skilled in the arts and are willing to share your skills, that is an added bonus.

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When: Any day/time
Age requirements: All ages
Where?

Mill Lane, Brockworth, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL3 4QG

About Brockworth House Care Centre
 
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Brockworth House Care Centre provides a range of services for older people nationwide to suit individual and differing needs. They place a special emphasis on the spiritual, as well as physical well-being of each person for whom they provide care. MHA is at the forefront of quality dementia services, building new services and delivering care and support specially designed for individuals with dementia.

Activities include: Arts and Crafts, music, movement, day trip out, cooking, gardening, playing games, social chats, entertainment, talking, short walks around the garden and much more.

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