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|Date Posted||Jul 31|
|Category|| Healthy Community |
|Opportunity Type|| Volunteer |
|Subject Area||Health and wellbeing|
|Estimated time (hours)||Two Hours per week|
|Targeted Skills||Patience, ability to role play and redirect, ability to work independently once training has been completed|
Snoezelen is a multi sensory room which is a safe and non-threatening environment used to gently stimulate primary senses. Residents in long term care are afforded the opportunity to improve communication and build trust. Volunteers receive training and are assigned residents who will benefit from this therapeutic program.