Reference nr. 1940 : Claud Switzer Residential Care
Resident Companionship

Claud Switzer Residential Care is a Charitable Trust situated in Kaitaia in the beautiful Far North. We care for 91 older people in our rest home, hospital and Puriri secure dementia unit. Volunteers for Resident Companionship could include spending time with residents; - chatting, listening or reading - accompanying residents on short walks or outings - helping to set up for meals and assisting a resident to eat Volunteers are there to support the growth of the residents, to recognise their needs and interests and to visit them regularly to provide loving companionship in their lives. This is the antidote to loneliness! Volunteers are empowered to find residents they feel real connections with and to enjoy Switzer’s flexible and inviting community environment.

Training
Orientation, Health and Safety Eden Alternative www.edenalternative.com.

Specific requirements
English speaking, patient and reliable.
Duration:
Longterm
Area:
Kaitaia - Te Hiku

5 volunteers needed





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✔ Police check
✔ Wheelchair accessible
✔ Reimburse expenses
✔ Reference provided after some time