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Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 update   We hope that you are keeping well in these exceptional circumstances.   Care Home Volunteers has been closely watching recent developments and the advice given by the Government to individuals and organisations.   The message is now very clear that all non-essential social contact should be avoided and in light of this…
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BBC Radio Interview

Thanks to BBC radio for having Care Home Volunteers on your show. Its always great to share the fantastic efforts by our volunteers, team of coordinators and trustees. Just 2 hours a week will Make A Difference. To hear Kate’s interview click here

Let’s Talk Loneliness

“All of us can experience loneliness at some point in our lives. It’s time we started talking about it.” Care Home Volunteers are proud to be associated with this group. “Loneliness is an issue that can affect us all at some point in our lives. In January 2018, following recommendations from the Jo Cox Foundation,…
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#LetsTalkLoneliness

We’re proud to be helping people through periods of loneliness. Monday 20 January is Blue Monday (‘the most depressing day of the year’) and we would like your help to make this year’s day an opportunity to talk about loneliness and what’s being done to combat it. Take a look at the Care Home Volunteers…
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A Week in the Life of a Volunteer

A Week in the Life of a Care Home Volunteer Thank you to our volunteer for sharing their experience and activities from their week volunteering in a local care home …………………. I had an absolutely lovely week at the care home and I came away again with a big smile and a wonderful feeling I…
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National Trust Lacock Lacock Community Christmas Tree Festival

We are excited to be part of the National Trust Christmas Tree Festival at Lacock again this year. Every year local clubs, societies and charities decorate a tree in Lacock Abbey’s cloister for what is now a true Lacock Christmas tradition. So on this cold 1st December morning, why not pop over to the Abbey…
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BBC Radio Wiltshire Interview – Jeni & Helen

During Volunteers Week, Care Home Volunteers were invited onto the Graham Seaman BBC Radio Wiltshire show. Thank you to our fantastic volunteer Helen who joined our coordinator Jeni to talk about her (and Cuba’s!) role within a care home and the difference it makes to an individual. If you missed the interview last week, just…
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Launch of Marlborough Service

Volunteers Week 2019 Make a Difference and Become a Befriender New Volunteering Service in Marlborough Care Home Volunteers is looking for caring and friendly volunteers for an exciting new project in Marlborough To celebrate Volunteers Week 2019, we are excited to announce our befriending scheme in Marlborough. After successfully running the Care Home Volunteers programme…
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Volunteers Week 2019 – A Special Thank You from Our Chair of Trustees

I am so pleased to be writing this message of appreciation to all our fantastic volunteers. When we started Care Home Volunteers in 2014, we knew we had identified a real need for so many older people in care who were lonely and isolated, despite the great care, kindness and compassion that they were receiving…
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NCVO Volunteering Study

NCVO have undertaken a national study into volunteering with some really interesting information being formulated. The report concluded that volunteering is ‘Time Well Spent’ Volunteers like to feel their volunteering opportunity… ♡inclusive ♡meaningful  ♡impactful Read more on the report …