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Role profile: Dementia buddy – An example at Northampton General Hospital

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24th July 2020



Having volunteers to support patients with dementia could make a huge difference to patients and staff, as volunteers can give patients time to keep them company, engage them in interactive activities that benefit their health and wellbeing, while giving staff extra time to focus on clinical care.

If you are looking to develop this role, you might want to take a look at this role profile, which has been developed by the Volunteering Team at Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust.