Category: Care home

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Community Christmas Tree – St Thomas’ Chruch Salisbury

Care Home Volunteers are delighted to have been selected as one of the community groups to present a Christmas tree at both Lacock Abbey nr Chippenham and St Thomas’ Church in Salisbury. Our amazing decorated tree at St Thomas’ can be enjoyed not only by people local to Salisbury but by many who travel long…
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Dementia & Communications

This is a really interesting discussion on Dementia and Communication. Michael Rosen explores how to communicate with people with dementia. Alison Wray offers advice, such as to respond to the feeling behind the words rather than the words themselves. Alison is a Research Professor in Language and Communication at Cardiff University. She is renowned for…
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International Day of Older Persons – 1st October

1st October has officially been declared International Day of Older Persons by the United Nation’s. There are currently over 700 million people aged over 60 with this predicted to be over 2 billion by 2050. On this very special day, why not consider volunteering just a few hours a week in a local care home…
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In the Press …. Salisbury Journal

Thank you to Salisbury Journal for promoting Care Home Volunteers. It’s great for the work of CHV to be shared as wide as possible. The more volunteers within the community, the more we can interact and befriend those in a care home Click here to read the article¬†

Five Steps to Wellbeing … Give

Five Steps to Wellbeing … Give Giving can mean volunteering your time but it can also mean small acts such as offering to help someone you notice struggling with their bags, contacting a friend you know needs support or simply saying thank you. Research has shown that just one act of kindness a week can…
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Cuba the Dog Attends Volunteer Training!

  We have recently held a very successful volunteer session at Kings Court Care Centre in Swindon with our new volunteers. 7 volunteers – and Cuba the dog – attended the session which provides new volunteers with the information and training they require. It was a really interactive, informative and thought provoking session even on…
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Volunteer Carers are a Vital Link

Check out our latest news coverage in Valley News – thanks to all for taking part Volunteer carers are vital link

Raffle Winner!

Huge congratulations to Val winner of the Care Home Volunteers raffle prize at the Chippenham Cherished event on Sunday! Our Carrie was there meeting and greeting people on the day, if you missed her and would like to get involved in helping the charity please give us a call today!

In the Press: Mature Times

Care Home Volunteers received an excellent write up in June’s Edition of Mature Times: check out the story on page 14