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Ticket Home - Volunteer Discharge

Ticket Home - Volunteer Discharge

Long term role · Flexible hours
Flexible location
DrivingBefriendingSupport workGrocery shopping
HealthWellbeingOlder people
This volunteering opportunity is expired You can find other volunteering opportunities here.
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Summary

As a Ticket Home from Hospital volunteer, you will provide social, emotional, and practical support to a patient being discharged from hospital.

Detailed description

Ticket Home is the UCAN home from hospital scheme helping patients to safely be discharged from hospital and return home.


As a Ticket Home from Hospital volunteer, you will provide social, emotional, and practical support to a patient being discharged from hospital. This will improve their emotional health and wellbeing and help them feel less socially isolated.


You will be supported by our Ticket Home Community Hub Coordinator and will be given training including: Your role in the Ticket Home Project, Safeguarding, Confidentiality, Lone Working, Health & Safety.

As a volunteer, you will assist with such things as:

  • Helping with shopping
  • Picking up prescriptions
  • Making wellbeing calls to check in with the patient
  • Providing Information about other services 
  • Or even just having a chat 
What volunteers need😇 Disclosure and Barring Service

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
This volunteering opportunity is expired You can find other volunteering opportunities here.
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About UCAN Volunteer Centre

UCAN Volunteer Centre enables local organisations to recruit, support and retain appropriate volunteers.
Encourage potential volunteers to identify opportunities which meet their motivational needs.
Develops and encourages the ethos of volunteering across the district.
Match potential volunteers with suitable volunteering roles.