Pet Therapy Volunteer at David Simpson Hospice House

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Hospice of the Western Reserve

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Hospice of the Western Reserve is seeking caring and compassionate pet therapy volunteers. The human companion must be able to maintain patient and family confidentiality. The dog needs to hold a Pet Therapy certification, be current on all shots, have an active dog license, and have insurance.

By making visits to David Simpson Hospice House, you and your pet will provide the support of pet companionship to patients who are often no longer able to have a pet at home, or with them during their visit to the inpatient unit. Going beyond providing support directly to the patient, the dogs often give an outlet for family members dealing with the impending death of their loved one. Hospice House staff are also grateful for the support of a pet companion, even for a short visit.

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About Hospice of the Western Reserve

Location:

17876 Saint Clair Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44110, US

Mission Statement

Hospice of the Western Resreve provides palliative end-of-life care, caregiver support, and bereavement services throughout Northern Ohio. In celebration of the individual worth of each life, we strive to relieve suffering, enhance comfort, promote quality of life, foster choice in end-of-life care and support effective grieving.

Description

Hospice of the Western Reserve provides care for patients where ever they call home, whether that be at home, in a nursing home, assisted living, one of our inpatient units, or in a hospital. Care is provided regardless of ability to pay. We use a team approach where volunteers are of equal importance to all other members of the team.

Hospice of the Western Reserve serves Northern Ohio with offices in Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Stark, and Summit counties.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

David Simpson Hospice House300 East 185th StreetCleveland, OH 44119

(41.59766,-81.55118)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Therapy
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible, based on volunteer's availability
  • 2 step TB test required

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