Volunteering Opportunity - Ward Companion - Warrington, Volunteers will support patients who are at risk of falling in the ward by breaking up their days with engaging activities, being a befriender and supporting the patients requests as appropriate while nurse staff are unavailable. You will be helping to: •Provide social support to patients on a day to day basis e.g engage them in conversations and provide attention to patients when ward is under pressure. •Make staff aware of patients’ needs and requests as appropriate •Make staff aware if patient feels unwell or they have any concerns •Encourage and support patients to complete the Trust’s Friends and Family survey •Take the lead and show new volunteers around the ward so they are familiar with the setting •Co-ordinate activities around patients interests to help build a social network within the ward to help with loneliness •Support staff to make phone calls or run errands when required .

Ward Companion - Warrington

Volunteers will support patients who are at risk of falling in the ward by breaking up their days with engaging activities, being a befriender and supporting the patients requests as appropriate while nurse staff are unavailable.

You will be helping to:

•Provide social support to patients on a day to day basis e.g engage them in conversations and provide attention to patients when ward is under pressure.

•Make staff aware of patients’ needs and requests as appropriate

•Make staff aware if patient feels unwell or they have any concerns

•Encourage and support patients to complete the Trust’s Friends and Family survey

•Take the lead and show new volunteers around the ward so they are familiar with the setting

•Co-ordinate activities around patients interests to help build a social network within the ward to help with loneliness

•Support staff to make phone calls or run errands when required

Warrington & Halton Hospitals Nhs Foundation Trust, WA51QG

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befriending,talking to patients,Listening,observing,run errands

You must be over 16 years old You need a DBS You need an induction Accessible Age Groups Mixed Starts 31/03/2017

offered by Voluntary Services

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This opportunity is available from Friday 31 March 2017 to Wednesday 01 April 2020.

The closing date is Sunday 31 December 2017, in 217 days.

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