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Montessori for Seniors

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Organization: The Glebe Centre

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 3

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Dec 31, 2018

Description

Montessori-based programs allow residents who have dementia the opportunity to participate in meaningful activities that will build on their remaining skills and abilities. These programs provide a sense of task completion, successful outcomes and cognitive stimulation. The Montessori program provides intellectual stimulation and challenges that ensure successful outcomes. Memory games, discussion groups, trivia are all part of the Montessori program

Contact

Lonelle Butler

613 238-2727 ext 353

Ext: 353

volunteer@glebecentre.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
77 Monk Street Ottawa On K1S 5A7

Details

Good for people interested in: Health Care; Mentoring

You will be working with: Seniors

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Volunteers will be able to witness first hand the effect that meaningful activities can have on a senior population. By providing one to one support the volunteer will ensure positive outcomes thus reducing agitation, and responsive behaviors.

How will the organization benefit?
Residents participating in this program tend to remain more engaged and socially active. This has a positive impact on physical and mental outcomes.

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - Seniors

Police record check required: Yes

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