Plymouth Befriending Consortium are looking for a volunteer to help with a weekly shop for one of their clients. The organisation takes care of the actual deliveries so help is only required for the actual shopping.
Plymouth Befriending Consortium clients are the most socially isolated vulnerable elderly and they usually run various small groups, outings ,1:1 befriending with an emphasis on getting out and improving quality of life. Many of their clients have little or no family for support so they have adapted their services to help support clients in as many ways as possible by;
Weekly increasingly long phone calls
Delivering shopping, prescriptions, pensions etc..( has included meds from PDSA for pet dog )
Delivering weekly home cooked meals Weekly newsletters, exercise and activity sheets and quizzes.
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