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Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice

Senior Independence Home Health & Hospice

Are you requried to have service hours to graduate from high school? Are you looking for a meaningful way to serve? Become a Senior Independence Hospice Teen Volunteer!

Hospice is a special kind of caring. Hospice care is patient and family centered and seeks to provide support and comfort to those facing a life limiting illness. As a teenage volunteer, you can play a large role in our efforts by sharing and developing skills and interests in a manner that enriches the quality of life for those you serve.

Medicare also recognizes the importance of volunteers in the delivery of hospice care. Medicare requires that hospices utilize volunteers from their local community to augment the care the hospice agency provides. Nationally, over 100,000 people serve as hospice volunteers and give millions of hours of their time to serve terminally ill patients and their families.

How you can help?

Hospice Teen Volunteers help patients and families in a variety of ways including some of the following:

  • Companionship, listening, reading to patients
  • Spiritual support
  • Errands, yard work, organization
  • Creating Life Reviews
  • Creating memories (scrapbooks, audio/visual tapes, etc.)

Hospice Teen Volunteers can also provide the agency with clerical support in a variety of ways including:

  • Internet research projects
  • Answering the phones
  • Photocopying/and filing
  • Assembling information packets
  • Assisting with mailings
  • Making support telephone calls to patients and families

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About Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice

Location:

83 N. Miller Rd. Suite 101, Fairlawn, OH 44333, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide adults with caring and quality services toward the enhancement of physical, mental and spiritual well-being consistent with the Christian Gospel.

Description

Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ohio Livnig, is one of Ohio's premier providers of home health and hospice services, recognized for quality, innovation, and a positive work environment. Statewide, Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice provides services to more than 67,000 adults annually and operates two adult day centers.

Hospice is a special kind of caring. Hospice care is patient and family centered and seeks to provide support and comfort to those facing a life limiting illness. Volunteers play a large role in this effort by sharing their skills and interests in a manner that enriches the quality of life for those they serve.

Medicare also recognizes the importance of volunteers in the delivery of hospice care. Medicare requires that hospice utilize volunteers from their local community to augment the care the hospice agency provides. Nationally, over 100,000 people serve as hospice volunteers and give millions of hours of their time to serve terminally ill patients and their families.

Children & Youth
Computers & Technology
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1815 W. Market St.Suite 303Akron, OH 44313

SKILLS

  • Photography
  • Administrative Support
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible, TB Test, Drug Screening (Paid by Senior Independence Hospice)

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