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Volunteer Training Course

We will be running a training course for members of the churches who are interested in becoming part of our ecumenical team and serving in the residential care homes.

The training course runs over 8 Tuesday evenings 7.00 – 9.00pm beginning on 5th May – 23rd June. This course is to provide volunteers with skills to work with older people and people with dementia. For more information please contact Lindsay Pelloquin on: or call 07842993847

Tuesday 5th May

Session 1:

Exploring the meaning of life in a care home and what does the Church have to offer.

Tuesday 12th May

Session 2:

Listening to the story - The Care home context and the events that have led to a person coming to live in a care home.

Tuesday 19th May

Session 3:

Understanding and working with people with disabilities.

Tuesday 26th May

Session 4:

Understanding and working with people with dementia.

Tuesday 2nd May

Session 5:

Worshipping in a care home.

Tuesday 9th June

Session 6:

Pastoral care of older people

Tuesday 16th June

Session 7:

Part 1: End of life care of those who are dying

Part 2: Keeping yourself and others safe

Tuesday 23rd June

Session 8:

Getting started.

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