Volunteer scheme were volunteers are paired with a resident in an aged care facility with the aim of forming friendships and alleviating isolation and loneliness. Visitors are required to commit to at least one fortnightly visit. Volunteers and residents may chose a range of activities including reading, playing cards, going for a walk, have a tea/coffee and a chat. Community Visitors Scheme Coordinator, contact Angela Scovell.
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