Peggy is a pleasant lady who enjoys the company of others and would appreciate having a visitor to spend time reminiscing with her. She grew up in South Australia, loved swimming at the beach and loved her childhood dog Sammy.
If you have good Interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with elderly people then this could be the volunteer role for you.
The Community Visitor Scheme is a Federal Government initiative established to promote links between people living in an aged care facility and their local community. The aim of the scheme is to improve residents' quality of life for those who have limited family, cultural and social contact and may be at risk of social isolation.
Volunteers will be required to have a current Influenza vaccination or are willing to get one.