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Sitting In Service

The Sitting In Service engages volunteers, to offer carers of adults (18+) with a break from their caring role by providing support to the person they care for.

Volunteers can offer companionship in the familiar surroundings of the cared for persons own home, by taking part in activities such as; listening to music, watching television, playing board games and chatting.  This is a free service which can be provided at a time to suit, subject to an appropriate volunteer match.

Lock 50 Business Park, Oldham Road, Rochdale, OL16 5RD
Umbrella org:
Carers Hub Rochdale / n-compass
0345 0138 208
How to apply:
Telephone in first instance

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Someone who looks after another, either as a job or often through family responsibilities
Help, support and guidance for people who are wanting to reach out for extra support within the community.
Connect with the people around you. With family, friends, colleagues and neighbours. At home, work, school or in your local community. Think of these as the corner of your life and invest time in developing them. Building these connections will support and enrich you every day.
1.Freely transfer the possession of (something) to (someone); hand over to. 2.Bestow (love, affection, or other emotional support).
Free time. Use of free time for enjoyment. Opportunity afforded by free time to do something.
A group of people who are available to support one another emotionally, socially, and sometimes financially.
1.Freely offer to do something. 2.Offer (help) in such a way. 3.Say or suggest something without being asked. 4.Work for an organization without being paid. 5.Commit (someone) to a particular undertaking, typically without consulting them.