Home from Hospital Support Volunteers play a vital role in assisting older people feel better and settled at home after being in hospital.
What does a Home from Hospital Support Volunteer do?
Home from Hospital is a free service offered to older people who have no one else they can rely on when they are discharged from hospital. Our Home from Hospital Support Volunteers help them with practical tasks, like light cleaning or shopping, and offer much valued emotional support and motivation at a time when the older person needs it the most.
Is it for me?
Volunteers with this service are sympathetic towards the challenges older people face, especially matters relating to their wellbeing. Using that understanding greatly helps to support and empower the older person to remain independent. He/ She must be a good listener with a warm and friendly manner with the ability to put people at ease.
For more information about being a Home from Hospital Support Volunteer, download the volunteer role description
Enquiries about this role
If you have questions about this role that have not been answered here, then please do send us an email, and we will be happy to help. You can also find more contact details on the Contact Us page of this website