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Cafe Befriender

Stroke Association

Llangefni, Isle of Anglesey

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About Stroke Association

We are the Stroke Association. We believe in life after stroke. That's why we support stroke survivors to make the best recovery they can. It's why we campaign for better stroke care and why we fund... Read more

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]Older People, Disability and Health, Advice Work and Counselling, Befriending, Caring

Cafe befrienders offer support and advice at a local venue where stroke survivors can buy their own refreshments. This helps to reduce social isolation and improve confidence and self esteem of stroke survivors. The volunteers may arrange various activities at the venue or for another person to come in to do craft work or give talks.


/ Working with children and/or vulnerable adults

/ May have opportunity to use Welsh language whilst volunteering

/ Group activity

Premises type: local cafe

Public transport: bus stop outside

Morning Afternoon Evening Night
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Is this role flexible? meetings are fortnightly

Min hours expected per week: 2 hours

Min period of commitment:

Requirements: good organisation and listening skills and friendly. You need to be reliable and willing to take direction. An understanding of stroke and its effects would be beneficial

Support offered:

/ Induction/ One to one supervision/ Peer support

Volunteers will be carrying out the activities:

/ With other volunteers

Training provided: induction and on going training as necessary

Age requirements: 18+

Selection procedures:

/ Application form/ Informal discussion/ References/ Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

"Out of pocket" expenses refunded for the following:

/ Transport


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