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Dining Companion - socialize and assist patients with feeding

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ORGANIZATION: Hospital for Special Care

  • 59 people are interested

The Hospital For Special Care Dining Companion Program pairs volunteers with patients requiring feeding assistance to create an enjoyable meal experience and an opportunity for socialization. Volunteers will get to know the patients and provide assistance on a weekly basis.

This is an ideal opportunity for nursing students, retired nurses, speech therapy students, and people with a good heart that just want to help. Be part of our mission to rebuild lives!

Dining Companion opportunities for Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner any day of the week!

Complete training is provided.


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About Hospital for Special Care

Location:

2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053, US

Mission Statement

We will provide exemplary rehabilitation and continuing medical care with the active involvement of our patients and their families so that they can achieve enduring improvements in their quality of life. We will anticipate and respond to changing community needs and a changing healthcare enviroment by creating innovative, cost-effective models of healthcare.

Description

Hospital for Special Care is a private, not-for-profit, 228 bed Long-Term, Acute-Care hospital licensed by the state of CT. as a chronic disease hospital. The hospital is renowned for its expertise in physical rehabilitation, respiratory care and medically-complex pediatrics. In addition, special programs are available in the treatment of spinal cord injuries and illness, acquired brain injuries, strokes and breathing disorders.

We also provide a full range of outpatient services, including physical, occupational, and speech therapy, rehabilitation evaluation, neuropsychology and pulmonary rehabilitation programs. The hospital also includes a 27,000 foot Aquatic Rehabilitation Center, which completes the full spectrum of rehabilitation and community fitness activities offered.

We also have a 28 bed satellite facility located within Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, CT. The satellite serves patients who are medically or surgically complex and/or require specialized care.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Community, Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Hospital for Special Care2150 Corbin AvenueNew Britain, CT 06053

(41.68863,-72.80254)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once weekly for 2 hours

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