Care Home Friends

We are looking for volunteers to offer friendship and support to care home residents in areas on the Isle of Wight. This might involve having a cup of tea and a chat, playing a board game, reading aloud, helping someone use a mobile phone or computer, or other activities that a resident would enjoy

Skills

Full training will be given to volunteers who have a caring nature and the ability to relate to older people.


Details

  • Diversity and equal opportunities policy
    Available on request
  • Accessibility
    Able to travel to specific care home
  • Age restrictions
    18+
  • Child Protection
    N/A
  • Complaints Policy
    Available on request
  • Confidentially Policy
    Available on request
  • DBS check required
    This will be undertaken by Care Home Friends
  • Health and Safety Policy
    Available on request
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Suitable for Under 16's
  • Suitable for Under 18's
  • Training provided
    Will be arranged
  • Volunteer induction
    Will be arranged
  • Volunteer Policy
    Available on request
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Vulnerable Adults Policy
    Available on request
  • Written role description
    Will be provided

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 12/12/2019

End Date: 05/07/2022

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Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Evening No No No No No No No

Location

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