OPP OF THE DAY: Group Support – Dementia Cafes (Broad Meadows Assisted Living Centre), Alzheimer’s Society

Group services can inform, educate, support and provide structured activities with defined 

outcomes for attendees in a relaxed and safe group setting. Dementia cafes are for groups of people with dementia and their carer.

You will provide support to the Group Co-ordinator to enable people affected by dementia to engage and socialise with other group members in a welcomin

g and non-judgemental environment. Volunteers are required to attend half an hour before to set up and stay for half an hour afterwards to clear away and have a debrief with the team.

Applicants must be aged 14 years and above.
Most venues are accessible – individual needs can be discussed.

This opportunity is based at Broad Meadows Assisted Living Centre, Red Kite Drive, Russells Hall, Dudley, DY1 2GS. Last Wednesday of each month, 6-8pm.

SKILLS:
This role will suit you if you:
Enjoy meeting, talking and listening to people, demonstrating empathy and compassion
Recognise the importance of confidentiality and can show this in practice
Are comfortable volunteering as part of a team of volunteers and employees
Know about, or are willing to learn about dementia and its impact on people
Are prepared to complete induction into the role and attend/complete any necessary training

FOR MORE INFO OR TO APPLY please contact:

Pauline Hollington
Tel: 0121 521 3020
Email: pauline.hollington@alzheimers.org.uk

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