Respite Volunteer

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Brevard Alzheimer's foundation

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Volunteers are trained to provide a short "break" for full-time caregivers of physically-limited homebound adults. They provide a safe, supervised environment while providing comfort and caring companionship to homebound loved one. No medical duties. Volunteers choose when and how much time they can give.

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About Brevard Alzheimer's foundation

Location:

4676 N. Wickham Rd., Melbourne, FL 32935, US

Mission Statement

To provide information, support and resources to the public, caregivers, family members, and frail elders to assist them to remain in their homes. To provide quality adult day care, in-home respite and other programs to dignify and improve the quality of life for elders coping with long term chronic conditions

Description

Volunteers give fulltime caregivers a short break (2-4hrs) while providing safe, supervised companionship to carereceiver.

Free respite is provided regularly once-a-week or as needed for caregivers to give them a much needed break from the overwhelming, often frustrating tasks of constant caring. Respite allows them to keep doctor appointments, shop, attend club meetings or church, play cards, etc. which keeps them connected in their community and helps them maintain their own health. Volunteers do not do personal care or perform any medical duties. Training is provided and a travel stipend is offered.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

go to homes of caregivers in your neighborhoodMelbourne (Brevard County), FL 32935

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Volunteers can choose their hours, 4 hours weekly.
  • Meetings once a month

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