About CAMEO Care
To provide an activities based day care service for people with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, twice weekly. To support family members through day respite. To provide an advice and advocacy forum for people with dementia and their carers
Especially interested in volunteers with creative hobbies such as music, flower arranging, also any any arts/craft activity skills. This work does not necessarily have to be every day that CAMEO Care is open, it can be on a loosely scheduled basis so that people do not overlap, whatever is required really.
What's required for this position
All creative skills and musical skills, good social and communication skills. Ability to be able to get to know and engage people with dementia. Kindness, empathy and able to 'go with the flow'.
- Arts/ Music/ Drama
- Hospitality/ Befriending
- Personable Skills
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Flexible
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Other location details:
CAMEO Dementia Day Care. T.C.I.L. Stradavoher Retail Park, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
- Application Form
- Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Insurance cover
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
- Physical Disability
- Mental Health Difficulties
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Develop an understanding of dementia and person centred care of the person with dementia. It is very rewarding on a personal level.
Thurles is just off the M8 motorway and on the main Dublin/Cork rail line.