“Sharing our journey represents the hope that people do move forward in their recovery” – Parent2Parent Volunteering – (Reblog)

This is a reblog of a post we shared during Volunteer’s Week 2020. To read it the full article, click the “read more” button below.

“Sharing our journey represents the hope that people do move forward in their recovery” – Parent2Parent Volunteering

Last year, myself and three other parents became volunteers with Notts HC, offering individual parent2parent support, either by telephone or face to face to parents of young people within the CAMHS Eating Disorder Service, attending monthly referral and supervision meetings with Richard Marsh, Clinical Nurse Specialist. Through this, I feel I have been able to give something back to the team which helped our family.

During Volunteer’s Week, we’re sharing our volunteer’s stories about their roles and what they enjoy about volunteering as well as past blogs about volunteering. If you’d like to get involved or volunteer for Nottinghamshire Healthcare, take a look at our current volunteering opportunities.

Volunteering Blogs

  • Stress AwarenessStress Awareness Monthby Laura InghamApril 28, 2021This article was written by Chantelle Cooke, Volunteer. It was also included in a recent Volunteer Update Newsletter. Stress Awareness Month is a month-long event run by the Stress Management Society that runs each April to bring awareness about the impact of stress and to help individuals to learn how … Read more
  • Volunteering TeamReturning Volunteers back to Trust sitesby Laura InghamApril 26, 2021Last year, we made the incredibly difficult decision to suspend the majority of our face to face volunteering roles across Nottinghamshire Healthcare. Some roles have made the transition to being done virtually, but many haven’t been able to. With the current easing of restrictions, we’re now able to resume physical … Read more
  • Rampton HospitalRampton Volunteer Befriending Training Going Virtualby Laura InghamApril 15, 2021Lorna Breckell, Family & Volunteer Service Manager – Rampton Hospital Due to the national pandemic, the training for the volunteer befrienders at Rampton hospital had been put on hold since March 2020.  Traditionally, all new volunteers would attend full 3 days induction.  Our ongoing volunteers would attend a full day … Read more
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