Visiting hospitals as a patient or attending family, you might be filled with fears, not knowing what to do or where to go. If you meet a kind volunteer who speaks to you in a gentle voice, it will help ease your fears.
Hospital volunteer services vary widely depending upon the facility, but they offer a variety of opportunities as follows;
・Guidance for outpatients
・Assisting patients with wheelchairs
・Interpretation ; foreign languages, Japanese sign-language
・Assisting hospitalization procedures
・In the pediatric ward ：Playing with inpatient
children and providing tutorials
・Assisting to serve meals to the patients
・Washing and cleaning,
・Accompanying patients on a walk and talking
・Making sanitary items etc.
Assisting events at hospital
The Girl's Festival, Cherry blossom-viewing, the Star Festival, Summer festival, Moon viewing ,
Christmas party, concert, etc.
Plan, operation and help in each event
・Managing herb gardens to comfort patients
・Taking care of flower gardens
Holding bazaars with handmade articles and enjoying lectures and workshops with patients