Hyndburn - Older People's Service


Woodhaven Day Centre 2 Thorneyholme Road Accrington BB5 6BD Manager Michelle Brierley - Woodhaven Day Centre (Accrington) – Games Activities

Woodhaven Day Centre (Accrington) – Activity Assistant

Thorneyholme Road, Accrington, BB5 6BD

Sessions are from 1:30pm to 3:30pm on Wed afternoons. 

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.

  

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
  • Playing board games, cards, dominoes
  • Bingo

 

Personal Qualities

Activity Assistant volunteers need to:

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

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Wednesday Afternoon