Volunteer Stroke Scheme facilitate Stroke Support Groups which provide an opportunity for Stroke Survivors to come together on a weekly basis.
As well as providing emotional support, the VSS clubs provide physiotherapy and brain challenging activities such quizzes, musical mornings, scrabble, and card games such as bridge.
Activities of the Support Groups are varied and can include:
Access to own car. Patience, empathy and a people-person.
Level of English required for this role:Intermediate English
Hours required: 2hrs
Location of volunteering opportunity:Dublin 12, 14, 5, 15.
St. Bernadettes Parish Centre, Crumlin D 12
Taney Parish Centre, Dundrum D 14
Our Lady's Parish Hall Castleknock D 15
Scout's Hall Larch Hill, off Collins Ave, D 5 Naas, Co kIldare
Also available in these countiesDublin, Kildare
Screening details for this role:
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
Age restrictions:Over 18
Great personal satisfaction from helping a stroke patient with their rehabilitation.