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Amedisys Hospice

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We have volunteer opportunities available for you! We NEED people (age 16 and up) interested in direct patient visits for companionship, caregiver respite, small household tasks, etc. FLEXIBLE SCHEDULES! We also need crafters, bakers and other artistic people for special projects. There are also opportunities available that do not include direct visits with patients. I will be happy to talk with you about our Volunteer Program!

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About Amedisys Hospice

Location:

8160 Decker Lane, Montgomery, AL 36117, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Amedisys is to provide cost-efficient, quality hospice services to the patient's entrusted to our care.

Description

Direct Activities Include:

  • Running errands
  • Providing companionship to patients and/or caregivers
  • Shopping for patients/caregivers
  • Reading to or writing letters for patients
  • Attending funerals
  • Collecting and arranging donated flowers(i.e. from flower shops, funeral homes)
  • Craft projects with patients and/or delivery to patients
  • Care calls/tuck-in calls
  • Spiritual prayer calls
  • Videoing reports and introductions of team/staff for family members who live far away
  • Light gardening
  • Delivering supplies or equipment to patients' homes or running other errands to relieve staff
  • Entertaining patients
  • Support to family members
  • Support at the time of death
  • Helping patients decorate/un-decorate at time of holidays
  • Holiday baking with patients and their families
  • Christmas caroling at patient’s home
  • Creating holiday decorations

A hospice volunteer helps fill that gap by being a companion who understands the process of dying and provides compassion, comic relief and conversation; there will be no hands-on medical or patient care required or allowed.

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

8160 Decker LaneMontgomery, AL 36117

(32.37672,-86.15604)
 

SKILLS

  • Visual Arts
  • Music Arts
  • Crocheting
  • Quilting
  • Music Therapy
  • Storytelling

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • TB skin test and CPR certification

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