54 people are interested
Dining Companion - socialize and assist patients with feeding
ORGANIZATION: Hospital for Special Care
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54 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
2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053, US
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.
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.
Hospital for Special Care2150 Corbin AvenueNew Britain, CT 06053
February 22, 2023
- Patient Care
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Once weekly for 2 hours
- All volunteers must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to beginning service at any of our healthcare facilities.