Denise has been the co-ordinator of Older Voices since it began in 2009. The Project has grown and changed significantly in that time. Denise is your point of contact for Social Prescribing, Programmes, and any general queries not related to befriending. Denise is also involved in the Alzheimer’s cafe, and the dementia specific initiatives.
Befriending Support Worker
Susan is our befriending support worker. This means that she is the first point of contact for anyone wishing to avail of the befriending service or become a volunteer. Susan also co-facilitates the befriending training for volunteers and supports volunteers as the carry out their visits. She also works closely with Denise on co-ordinating supports for those with Alzheimer’s or a dementia, and is a familiar welcoming face at the monthly Alzheimer’s cafe, as well as in Older Voices dementia specific yoga classes, and mindfulness for carers of a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia.