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By volunteering for one of our Dementia Day Opportunities,  you can provide an important role and increase the wellbeing of people affected by dementia.

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What can I expect to do?

  • Work with Age UK Coventry and Warwickshire staff team and provide support to the Team Lead to ensure a smooth running of the Dementia Day Opportunities service as guided.
  • Welcome members to the service support by serving drinks, making them feel at ease by chatting etc
  • Help set up for Day Opportunities and help clear the room after the sessions
  • Assist members in appropriate activities, playing cards, bingo, quizzes, craft work etc. Also with occasional trips out.

What you will get out of it.

  • It's a great way to make a real difference to someone's life.
  • You'll be giving something to your community
  • You'll get to be a part of Age UK Coventry & Warwickshire's volunteer team and share ideas
  • Volunteers tell us they find helping really rewarding

What is expected of me?

  • Help /support staff with serving meals at lunch time
  • Be able to commit on a regular agreed basis
  • Be a good listener, whilst remembering that we have a strict code of confidentiality within day care.
  • Undertake training as required by the TL
  • As part of the application process, we will need to carry out a DBS (at no cost to you) and gather references. Potential volunteers will need to be available during normal working hours in the week to attend an informal interview.