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Being a friend for an elderly person in an aged care facility

The Anglican Parish of Glenelg
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Your key role is to be a friend by visiting a lonely person in an aged care facility. You are asked to visit once/week for 30 minutes or once/fortnight for 60 minutes for a minimum of 40 weeks/year - or as close as possible. Skills: you need to be a friendly and caring person who is understanding of the limitations of an elderly person. Organisation involves 3 things: 1. visit regularly 2. keeping a record of each visit 3. send in record quarterly to the CVS co-ordinator. Benefits for you: You will be given a sense of self-worth and value as you give your time to visit regularly. Extra application steps: 1. Visit, chat & complete some paperwork with CVS co-ordinator 2. Complete SAPOL police clearance with co-ordinator - at not cost to you 3. Have 2 referee statements 4. Have current flu & COVID vaccinations & records.