Volunteers will help in arranging extra activities for the senior citizens, such as art, craft, painting, gardening, storytelling, music and movement activities. Other than that volunteers could help the nursing care helpers to cook and take part in daily cleaning routines. Some of the days, bring the senior citizens for an evening walk if weather permits. Otherwise lots of, indoor activities could be conduct.
Bernice Home. Three meals will be provided. Sleeping bag is necessary. There is open space with attach bathroom/toilet. Volunteers will use the space as their accommodation and sleep by using sleeping bag.
The home is located in Jalan Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur. Leisure:Create a herb garden or vegetable garden for the elderly people. Visit around Kuala Lumpur city, and the cultural heritage of Malaysia, cultural exchange events.
The workcamp has been organized with Malaysian Organization of Volunteer Exchange (MOVE) for the first time in this place. MOVE is a workcamp NGO founded in 2006, but stopped activities for some years and NICE restarted co-organizing since 2017! Bernice Home was found by a lady by the name of Bernice. She started this home for senior citizens who need quality home care services to seniors with limited mobility or dementia and hence social interaction. She started this home in 2000 and the second home in 2018. The founder belief “life shouldn’t end when you are old, it should be full of happy memories regardless of the age.
Bring along your expertise, such as singing, dancing, arts and craft and most important your caring heart to engage with these old people.
8 days participation is possible only in 08/11-08/18 and 08/17-08/24. Please write this period on the application form if you want to join only for 8 days.