Autumn Care of Waynesville

 

Contact:   Susan Youse, Activities Director
Gloria Prosser, Activities Assistant
Mailing Address:   PO Box 330
Waynesville, NC 28786

Phone Number:   828-456-7381

Fax Number:   828-452-5930

Email Address:   activ109@autumncorp.com

Website Address:   www.autumncorp.com

Office Hours:   11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M-F

Location:   Take Hwy 23/74 towards Waynesville. Take exit 98. Turn right at the end of exit, then right at the second light onto Old Balsam Road. Autumn Care is on the right, at 360 Old Balsam Road.

Agency Description:   A long-term aid facility for the elderly, Autumn Care provides one-on-one care, serving meals, and provides craft and exercise classes and special events services. Autumn Care also offers short-term rehabilitation services. Volunteers may help with Bingo, visit residents one-on-one, and assist with craft classes.

Training:   Volunteers will receive a brief orientation of the facility and overview of resident rights.

Time Commitment:   Minimum of one hour per week.

Skills, Experience, and Special Requirements:   Individuals should have a special love for older people. Those who understand long-term elder care are an asset, but anyone may help.

Volunteer Involvement:   The volunteer will participate in individual or group activities, play an instrument, sing, lead in a craft activity, sit on the porch with residents, or other activities depending on interest.

 

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