Call for volunteers as Plate Pals Mealtime Companions

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We are very thankful to parishioners who have volunteered as befrienders or as musicians at LPH.

In the meantime, they have been in touch to say there is an urgent need for volunteers as Plate Pals Mealtime Companions. Poor appetite and difficulty with eating and drinking are problems for many older people. At LPH, they wish to provide a meal time that is a social and enjoyable occasion.  Plate Pals volunteers provide assistance and gentle reminders to eat during a complete mealtime.

What’s required for this position :A friendly, patient person with an interest in older people.  A person who is person orientated.

Minimum time commitment: 6 months. Hours required:2 hours a week

Application forms and further information at Parish Office and/or Paula Carraher Residents Services Manager 01 -2160333; paulacarraher@lph.ie