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|Name:||Holehird, Leonard Cheshire|
|Brief description and main aims|
Holehird is part of Leonard Cheshire the UK´s leading voluntary sector provider of support services for disabled people.
Holehird offers residential and respite care to people with a physical impairment or learning disability. Some residents are relatively independent while others require full-time care.
The volunteers are involved in enhancing the lives of Service Users. They are involved in social activities and trips and one to one companionship. Volunteers may also help the staff with care work, particularly at busy times such as mealtimes, mornings and bedtime, but they do not undertake personal care.
|Volunteer requirements / Skills|
Volunteers should be flexible, adaptable and reliable. A good standard of English is required. 18 or older. Male and female.
Located near the town of Windermere in the beautiful Lake District in the North West of England. Windermere is the closest train station to the project. The project is very much in the countryside!
|Hosting Situation (Board & Lodging)|
Volunteers live in a cottage near the residential home and have their own room and share kitchen, bathroom and sitting area with other volunteers.
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