ID: 56313

Visit - Visitor/Companion

Recreation Long Term Wyee, NSW
Accessible

About this opportunity

Listen and talk with resident, allowing time for them to tell their story. Create a book with them summarising their life. Walk in the garden with them. Read magazines and books and write letters for them. 2-3 hours per day. 7 days per week.

Benefits: The satisfaction of helping older people who are often lonely and feeling as though people have stopped caring for them.

Notes: Have a patient and caring approach. May be asked to assist with feeding and pushing wheelchairs so need to be fit and willing to help with this.

****This opportunity comes to you via Volunteering Central Coast 02 4329 7122***.


Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *.

Have a patient and caring approach with the elderly. They will need to accept being guided and coached in how to communicate with the residents. They may be asked to assist with feeding and possibly helping push wheelchairs, so ideally they need to be fit and willing to help with this. Be reliable, agreeable in temperament, kind and non-judgemental.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

2-3 hours per day between 9.30 am and 4.30pm. 7 days per week. Especially weekends.

Good for
  • Centrelink Approved
Interested in
  • Aged Care
  • Companionship and Social Support
Training

Introductory and on-the-job training provided