Can you play a musical instrument and/or sing and have a few hours to spare? Then this may be the Volunteer role for you.
You will be part of a team and will be actively involved in playing music and/or singing with the group and your involvement will aim to help people living with Dementia people feel less isolated and to experience an enjoyable interactive activity helping towards their feeling of wellbeing.
The Singing for the Brain® Nantwich group runs on a Tuesday from 10:30am to 12:00noon and provides a structured group session for people with dementia who may wish to attend alone or with a carer. The service is designed around the principles of music therapy and singing. It offers the chance for social interaction in a safe and supportive environment.
You will be welcoming and talking with people with dementia and their carers • Supporting the group leader by issuing song books, starting off songs/ movements and encouraging participation • Making and distributing beverages and other refreshments, • Tidying up the room after the session • Following service standards, service specifications, service boundaries and recognising the range of policies and procedures that impact on the activity being carried out.
This is a volunteer role where a little time really makes a big difference to a person living with dementia and their carer.You also get to meet new people and have fun!
Play a musical instrument and/or sing. Good People skills - welcoming, friendly and patient and willing to be part of a team delivering a high quality services to make a difference to a person living with Dementia and their carers.
Travel Expenses in line with Alzheimer's Society Policy
The volunteer will be supported by the Group Leader and will be part of the wider Volunteer Network for the Alzheimer's Society.
Alzheimer Society Policy and Procedures relevant for the role