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ORGANIZATION: CARING PLACE OF HOT SPRINGS INC

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The Caring Place provides day care for individuals with Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias. Volunteers bring extra energy, ideas, and motivation to the program. They can offer warmth and support to program participants and their families.

Volunteers provide socialization, assistance with activities, feeding, ambulation, and independence.

1 Shift

  • 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
    Shifts are Monday thru Thursday. Critical need is for Monday's and Wednesday's. Half days are available
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About CARING PLACE OF HOT SPRINGS INC

Location:

101 QUAPAW AVE, HOT SPRINGS, AR 71901, US

Mission Statement

The Mission of The Caring Place, Inc. is to support participants and their families with the highest quality respite care program as they deal with the effects of again and various forms of dementia. The Caring Place serves all persons without regards to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, disability, marital status, or economic means.

Description

‚ÄčThe Caring Place is an Adult Day Care Center serving individuals who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's, dementia or other related cognitive deteriorating diseases. We are a ministry of First United Methodist Church and began in 1992 . We are licensed for up to fifty daily participants, four days a week, six hours a day. Our facility has a large activity room, kitchen, dining rooms, sick room, chapel, quiet room, offices and a fenced outdoor patio area. The facility is secure to ensure our participant's safety.

Goals:

To provide an alternative to institutional settings; therapy in a safe and supportive environment; crisis intervention, respite, and family support, assistance and training. To assist participants in maintaining their current level of functioning while promoting independence and self esteem

SERVICES PROVIDED

Exercise, self-awareness and self-esteem, socialization, group participation, a feeling of accomplishment, and utilize skills participants still have by engaging in various activities.
Movies, crossword puzzles, guessing games, table games, bingo, crafts, storytelling, gardening, birthday and holiday celebrations, or sing-alongs.
Assistance is provided with personal hygiene, feeding, ambulation, and toileting as needed.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Community, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

101 Quapaw AvenueHot Springs, AR 71901

(34.5097,-93.05586)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Family Therapy
  • Elder care
  • Music Arts
  • People Skills
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteering is, as it says, volunteer. We appreciate all that you can give. We do ask for 3-6 hours for each volunteer day. Days and times are according to your personal/professional schedule.
  • Because we are licensed by the State of Arkansas, we require the same paperwork as we do for staff.

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