Alberta Health Services (AHS) is actively seeking volunteers to support the Pursuing Active Living Support (PALS) program at the Stettler Hospital and Care Centre.
The program is designed to assist those living with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, the after-effects of stroke and other similiar conditions.
According to a Jan. 27 release from AHS, volunteers will support “program staff in meeting the care needs of clients, assisting with the provision of recreation-based activities to support client independence and socialization, and assisting with the provision of respite services to support family caregivers.”
Applications for the volunteer opportunity may be submitted to the Stettler Hospital and Care Centre page on www.betterimpact.com. AHS will provide training for those selected.
“Volunteering with Alberta Health Services is a great way to give back to your community, learn about careers in healthcare, forge lifelong friendships, and make a meaningful impact on the lives of patients and their families,” said Yolanda Genu, a member of the AHS communications team.
AHS provides health services across the province to more than four million adults and children. Currently, the focus of the provincial health provider is reducing emergency department wait-times and improving Emergency Medical Services response times.