Special Steps Dementia Visiting

(Victorian Order of Nurses - Perth-Huron Branch)

Position ID: V-PER0001
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2023
Last Full Update: 24 Jul 2023

Opportunity Details: Special Steps Dementia Visiting

Contact Justine Jordan, Coordinator of Volunteers & Visiting Programs, VON Perth Huron; Phone: 519-271-7991 * 519-291-5898; Fax: 519-271-7612; Email: justine.jordan2@von.ca

Be a walking companion for someone living with dementia. Provide support, friendship during regularly scheduled walks.

The objective of the program is to provide mobile individuals diagnosed with Dementia, such as Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) who are living independently in the community with activity and companionship.

More Info Link https://von.ca/en/locations/perth-huron
Benefits Develop skills for working with people with dementia 
Contribute to your community  
Provide respite support to caregivers
Clients Older adults or people living with disabilities who have been diagnosed with a type of dementia.
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Areas of Interest Behavioural and Developmental Support Services ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Nature / Environment ; Physical Fitness & Exercise ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction Level One-on-one
Accessibility Not Applicable
Location Perth County - Stratford, St. Marys, Mitchell, Milverton, Listowel ONTARIO
Number of Positions Perth County: 8 individual(s) 
8 individual(s) needed in total. 
Listowel, Milverton, Mitchell, Stratford
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Specific training on working with people with dementia
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Vulnerable Sector Search

Agency Details: Victorian Order of Nurses - Perth-Huron Branch

Office Phone 519-271-7991
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-5176
Fax 519-271-7612
Website von.ca/en/locations/perth-huron
Address & Map
40 Long Dr
Suite 111
Stratford, ON
Canada N5A 8A3
Mailing Address 40 Long Dr 
Suite 111 
Stratford, ON 
Canada N5A 8A3