Social Companions – Goolwa SA
ACH GROUP WEST PARK is a 60 bed aged care facility based on the Fleurieu Peninsula and our residents would greatly benefit from assistance with reading, going for walks, having a coffee and much more.
We are seeking volunteers in companionship roles for our elderly residents. Some examples of our volunteer needs include:
~ Volunteers to accompany and assist residents, some in wheelchairs, on a short walk for 10 – 20 mins once or twice a week
~ Male volunteers companions to share their company with male residents, going for a coffee, playing card/games and general conversation
~ Volunteers to read to residents with sight impairments
~ Volunteers to help with practical tasks such as lunches, ironing, gardening
Manual Handling, Infection Control, Food Handling, Fire Emergency, Memory Loss Support training will be provided.
Hours and commitment is flexible and applicant must be 18 or over and willing to undergo a National Police Check.