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Guardian for Senior Citizens

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Meals on Wheels of Southwest OH & Northern KY

Be a compassionate advocate for an elderly person living in a group or nursing home by serving as a court-appointed Guardian in our Guardianship Assistance Program (GAP). The elderly person is unable to make informed decisions due to mental impairment (such as Alzheimer's), and has no family or friends to help them. As a court-appointed Guardian, you would: Provide the comfort of human contact by visiting person twice a month to check on health and well-being (due to COVID visiting restrictions, these contacts may at times be virtual visits, phone calls, etc.); Make decisions, including medical, in person's best interest; Advocate for person's needs; Attend educational meetings; Complete quarterly reports for GAP and forms required by Probate Court.

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About Meals on Wheels of Southwest OH & Northern KY

Location:

2091 Radcliff Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45204, US

Mission Statement

To foster and support seniors who seek to stay in their homes as long as possible through the provision of essential home-based services.

Description

Meals on Wheels of Southwest OH & Northern KY provides Meals-On-Wheels, medical and specialized transportation, and independent living assistance services to seniors and disabled individuals in Greater Cincinnati and surrounding areas. Our programs also include Pet Portions, which provides free food to our clients cats and dogs, and PetKare, which provides clients with vouchers to be used at local select veterinary facilities for their pet's care. Meals on Wheels of Southwest OH & Northern KY also partners with more than 60 WesleyLinks churches to help seniors in their congregations secure information and services that will help them stay in their homes as long as possible.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Justice & Legal
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various Hamilton County locationsCincinnati, OH 45203

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Elder care
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Relationship Building
  • Patient Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 to 5 hours monthly time commitment.
  • Volunteer Guardian Steps: (1) Meet with Manager to review Program; (2) Complete free Online Training; (3) Complete Volunteer Application; (4) Meet with Manager to complete paperwork.

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