Volunteer Opportunities - Aberlour

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Social Buddy – ref AB13 (6/4/17)

When – 1-2 hours once a week
Role – To visit with gentleman and support to go out  
Tasks – To visit with gentleman for coffee and chat and support to go out in the community and provide social contact.  Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – An awareness of difficulties experienced by people with dementia desirable but not essential. Training provided. Patience, good communication skills, reliable and committed, trustworthy and respectful, ability to maintain boundaries and follow policies and procedures.  PVG check required, paid for by us

Home Buddy – ref AB14 (reopened 9/1/18)

When – 2 - 3 hours once a week
Role – To visit with gentleman in his own home
Tasks – To visit with gentleman in his own home for coffee and chat, providing social contact and alleviating loneliness. Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – An awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with COPD and mobility difficulties desirable but not essential. Training provided. Patience, good communication skills, reliable and committed, trustworthy and respectful, ability to maintain boundaries and follow policies and procedures.  PVG check required, paid for by us

Social Buddy – ref AB17 (9/10/17)

When – 2 hours once a week                                                                                                          
Role – To visit with gentleman in care home  
Tasks – To visit with gentleman in care home for cuppa and chat. To provide social contact and reduce feelings of isolation. Observe policies and procedures, maintain boundaries, attend training and reviews.
Skills required – An awareness of the difficulties experienced by people with mobility difficulties desirable but not essential. Patience, good communication skills, reliable and committed, trustworthy and respectful, ability to maintain boundaries and follow policies and procedures.  PVG check required, paid for by us

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