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“Every day is Giggle Day”: How volunteers make a difference in Day Services

Here’s what some of our Day Services patients have said about volunteers

Weldmar Hospicecare could not do what it does without the help of hundreds of volunteers.

One area of our services where volunteers shine is Day Services.  We offer patients the opportunity to come along to sessions in Weymouth, Dorchester, Bridport, Blandford and Shaftesbury, to join in with various stimulating activities, enjoy therapies, and enjoy lunch and company with our staff, volunteers, and other patients.

Activities range from word games to crafts to special treats – you may remember the recent visit from a Harley Davidson chapter!

We caught up with a number of patients who come along to Day Services in Dorchester and Bridport, and asked them to talk about the difference that the volunteers make to the group, and the Day Services experience as a whole.

And here are some of the things they said…


Find out about volunteering at Weldmar here


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