Older people are referred to Neston Angels, or can refer themselves, They are older people who are living alone and may feel isolated. The Neston Angels project matches them up with a volunteer who will meet them in their own homes to help reduce social isolation.
Spending time on a regular basis with an older person living alone and have a cup of tea and a chat.
A volunteer befriender will need to be caring, patient and non-judgemental. You will also need to have good communication skills and listening skills and be aware of the needs of the older.
To make a real difference to the lives of older people by building a relationship with one or more Neston Angels clients to promote their well being and reduce loneliness.