Direct Patient Volunteer at Ames Family Hospice House

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Hospice of the Western Reserve

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Hospice of the Western Reserve serves patient's wherever they consider home. Ames Family Hospice House (AFHH) is available for patient's who are in need of symptom management, as well as for patients to stay while their caregivers take a period of respite. During patient stays, volunteers provide companionship, music, art, or general presence.

We are currently looking for volunteers who are willing to visit during evening hours (after 5pm) or on the weekends. Prospective volunteers should have excellent communication skills, and specifically be comfortable listening or sitting with a patient who would like someone just to sit in silence. Volunteers should be able to maintain patient confidentiality.

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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

Ames Family Hospice House30080 Hospice WayWestlake, OH 44145

(41.4733,-81.95715)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hour shifts preferred, but not required
  • 2 step TB test required

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