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Carefor-Perley Day Program Volunteer

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Organization: Carefor Health and Community Services

Commitment: Ongoing more than a year

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Dec 25, 2017

Description

The Day Program is for people in the community living with dementia. Participants enjoy a day of activities designed to enhance their well-being in a safe and supportive setting, while providing respite and support for care partners.
Information, supportive counseling, and referrals to other community services and programs is also offered.

A variety of socially stimulating & engaging activities are offered including:
• Group discussions
• Creative arts
• Music & singing
• Reminiscing
• Pool
• Computer games & iPad activities
• Board games & cards
• Baking
• Intergenerational programs
• Birthday, holiday & multi-cultural celebrations
• Pet visits
• Entertainment
• Story telling
• Spa activities
• Bingo
• Lending a helping hand

Exercise & physical activity is encouraged including:
• Exercise classes
• Walks in the neighborhood
• Dancing
• Physically active group games

Coffee & home-made muffins are served upon arrival. Snacks and a three-course meal are provided.

Volunteers and students are an integral part of our team and together with staff they help to provide a supportive, relaxed and engaging environment for all who visit. Our volunteers typically assist the program one day a week from 8:30-3:00; however the hours can be flexible if necessary.

Contact

Erica Miskiman-Beaton

613-526-7170

Ext: 8808

emiskiman@prvhc.com

Volunteer Opportunity Address
1750 Russell Road
Suite 1100
Ottawa, ON
K1G 5Z6

Details

Good for people interested in: Entertainment

You will be working with: Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Men; Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years)

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24

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