Memory Café Group Support

Alzheimer's Society

Name: Memory Café Group Support
Organisation: Alzheimer's Society
Location: Darlisette House, Sandford Station, Sandford, North Somerset, BS25 5RF
Type: Part Time
This role is suitable for someone looking for a regular commitment, fortnightly on a Thursday.

Description

What’s Involved?

• Setting up the room, including moving tables and chairs
• Welcoming clients
• Making tea and coffee
• Listening and communicating with empathy and respect
• Helping with activities
• Clearing up

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Organisation Description

Alzheimer's Society staff and volunteers provide both local information and over 2,000 services across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to people affected by dementia in their communities. Our local services include day care and home care for people with dementia, as well as support and befriending services to help partners and families cope with the demands of caring. From Dementia Cafés and innovative Singing for the Brain sessions to memory-book projects and group outings, our services provide both practical support and an essential point of human contact.


When

  Mon Tue Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Cause / Interests

  • Elderly
  • Mental Health

Types of Activity

  • General and Helping

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

The Role will suit you if you…
Have good communication skills and an ability to show empathy and support. Be able to engage with the person with dementia and/or their carers.


Benefits

The impact you’ll make..
By supporting the staff, you will allow them one to one time with those needing individual support and advice.

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 16
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Expenses: Yes
Restrictions: NA
Induction: NA
Insurance Cover: Yes
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: NA
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Application form, Informal discussion, References, Taster session