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National Poetry Day – 4th October

4th October National Poetry Day ‘The spark will ignite’ How poetry helps engage people with dementia Read more on how poetry reading is a fantastic way to interact with older people  

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 

Salisbury Volunteer Information Drop-in

Salisbury Volunteer Information Drop In Session ….. Care Home Volunteers are looking for caring and friendly volunteers to join our team supporting older people in local care homes. We would love to hear from people who might be interested in a new exciting volunteering opportunity. No previous experience is required – training and ongoing support…
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Salisbury Volunteer Information Drop-in

Salisbury Volunteer Information Drop In Session ….. Care Home Volunteers are looking for caring and friendly volunteers to join our team supporting older people in local care homes. We would love to hear from people who might be interested in a new exciting volunteering opportunity. No previous experience is required – training and ongoing support…
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Royal Wootton Basset Volunteer Information Drop-in

Royal Wootton Bassett Volunteer Information Drop In Session ….. Care Home Volunteers are looking for caring and friendly volunteers to join our team supporting older people in local care homes. We would love to hear from people who might be interested in a new exciting volunteering opportunity. No previous experience is required – training and…
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Volunteer and resident Laughing

Chippenham Volunteer Information Drop-in

Chippenham Volunteer Information Drop In Session ….. Care Home Volunteers are looking for caring and friendly volunteers to join our team supporting older people in local care homes. We would love to hear from people who might be interested in a new exciting volunteering opportunity. No previous experience is required – training and ongoing support…
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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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Send a Postcard to a Local Care Home

What an amazing idea from a local Wiltshire Care home. In days gone by, postcards were something we all sent no matter where we went … often arriving at the recipient 3 weeks after you arrived home! But with the use of social media, it has become a thing of the past but a local…
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IN THE PRESS: VALLEY NEWS

Care Home Volunteers received an excellent write up in latest Edition of Valley News: