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|Date Posted||Jul 31|
|Category|| Healthy Community |
|Opportunity Type|| Volunteer |
|Subject Area||Health and wellbeing|
|Estimated time (hours)||2 hours per week ongoing|
|Targeted Skills||Empathy, patience, ability to work independently, role play and redirect|
Montessori based programs allow residents who have dementia the opportunity to participate in meaningful activities that will build on their remaining skills and abilities. These volunteer run programs provide a sense of task completion, successful outcomes and cognitive stimulation. Training will be provided.