Dementia & Delirium Champion Volunteer

Dementia & Delirium Champion Volunteer

Task · 2–4 hrs
CB2 0QQ, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
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Enhancing the quality and comfort of the patient's stay, focusing on those with dementia. Use tools and equipment available to enhance engagement with patients.

Detailed description

Help improve patient experience by:

  • Spending time listening to patients and chatting
  • Add to the 'What's important to me' document at the patient's bedside
  • Engaging in appropriate activities e.g. using reminiscence boxes and dementia activity packs
  • Using RITAs - following training (RITA = Reminiscence Interactive Therapy Activity systems)
  • Reading for patients
  • Helping at mealtimes

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support

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Cambridge University Hospitals provide local and specialist care for our local and the wider community. We have a brilliant, active and highly valued team of volunteers who give their time too make a difference for patients every week. We're proud that Cambridge University is a great place to volunteer.