West Lancashire - Older People's Service


Derby Day Centre - Derby Day Centre - Activity Assistant

Derby Day Centre - Activity Assistant

Derby Street, Ormskirk L39 2BW

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
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Saturday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Sunday - Morning, Afternoon

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