Friendly visitor to spend time chatting to a lonely senior.MannaCare
This role is advertised on behalf of Mannacare by Manningham VRS. MannaCare assists older people in the Manningham community to sustain and reinforce their independence, social relationships, personal well-being and community interaction. MannaCare is colourful and fresh, with a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
Volunteers provide a range of support for elderly people by enriching and extending their range of relationships, skills and experiences from their connections with the wider community. Volunteers can choose from a range of programs:
- Leisure and lifestyle activities: including social support, piano playing, book reading, hand massage and going for walks, especially in the fresh air and sunshine.
- Other activities may include gardening and Beauty Shop.
MannaCare will provide the necessary in-house training that volunteers must undertake to perform this role, including: •Manual handling •Fire procedure •Elder abuse •Infection control