Tag: Swindon

Volunteer Interaction

Care Home Volunteers Befriending Now Being Delivered by Post

Despite the majority of Care Homes now being closed to visitors, Care Home Volunteers’ amazing befrienders are still managing to keep in touch with residents by writing cards and postcards, bringing much cheer, news and continued contact. Care Home Volunteers’ usually spend one-to-one time visiting the most socially isolated residents in local care homes, offering…
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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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Welcome to our Swindon Coordinator

Welcome to the Team Jeni …. We are pleased to welcome Jeni Burchell to our team as Volunteer Coordinator for the Swindon area. Jeni started her working life by training as a nurse both in a hospital and in the community. Over the past 20 years Jeni has worked as a CEO/senior manager in three charities…
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Care Home Volunteers Swindon

After a successful launch in Salisbury 2015 and then moving the programme to Chippenham in 2016,  this young charity is extending its unique training and support programme to the Swindon area this year. Care Home Volunteers believes there is huge potential for volunteers to enhance the lives of people living in care homes by providing social contact and…
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Make a difference in 2 minutes – Voting for the AVIVA Community Fund is now open!

Care Home Volunteers has the chance of winning up to a £5,000 award from the AVIVA Community Fund, but we need your help to vote for us… We have applied for an AVIVA Community Grant for up to £5,000 and we’re through to the public voting round. We need as many votes as possible to…
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