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Favordale Home For Older People - Favordale Home for Older People (Colne) – Activity Assistant

Favordale Home for Older People (Colne) – Activity Assistant

Byron Lane, Colne, BB8 0BH 

Opportunities are available daily between 11am – 4pm and 6pm – 9pm. Days/ times can be arranged with Favourdale upon enquiry.

Overview

Older people services operates using quality services which are provided in a safe way for all residents.

 

Our core purpose is to provide high quality competitive, and person centred residential and day time support for the people of Lancashire.

 

The service has 18 homes for older people and 12 day centres throughout Lancashire.

 

Support from a Volunteer can help make a difference in someone's life, even if it's just a smile.

 

Tasks

As an Activity Assistant volunteer you will be encouraged to act as a friend to residents and assist them to partake in small group activities or share your hobby/ interest to create a new group for a small number of older people. Activities may include:-

  • Chatting
  • Reminisce activities for residents with dementia
  • Baking with a small group
  • Playing board games, cards, dominoes
  • Bingo
  • Arts and crafts
  • Sharing your hobbies/interests

 

Personal Qualities

Activity Assistant volunteers need to:

  • Be good communicators
  • Be committed
  • Patience
  • Adhere to confidentiality guidelines
  • Friendly and approachable manner
  • Knowledge of dementia

Volunteers will also be provided with relevant training required for this role.

To apply - click the 'Fill in an application' button on the right of this screen

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening