Pet Therapy Volunteer for Hospice patients.

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Elara Caring (Northeast OH)

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Make a real difference in someone’s life!

Elara Caring Hospice, one of the nation’s largest providers of home-based care, is looking for compassionate volunteers willing to donate their time to provide exceptional end-of-life care to local hospice patients and their families.

Elara Caring Hospice is looking for Pet Therapy volunteers (handlers with dogs only). A visit from a therapy dog can be so beneficial. Terminally ill patients enjoy the extra attention and unconditional love they feel from a four-legged companion. In order to volunteer and visit patients, you must have your own dog who is already certified through Therapy Dogs International or Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs.

Volunteers must have his/her own certified Therapy Dog. Handler must be able to provide dog's health record (current DHLPP, Bordetella, Rabies and fecal tests), therapy certification and certified of liability insurance policy.

Hours are very flexible, weekends, evenings or weekends. Typically we ask that you visit your assigned patient 1-2 hours per week or at least twice monthly.

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About Elara Caring (Northeast OH)

Location:

5830 A Heisley Road, Mentor, OH 44060, US

Mission Statement

Right Care, Right Time, Right Place.

Description

Elara Caring is one of the nation’s largest providers of home-based care, with a footprint in the Northeast, Midwest and South. Elara brings together three award-winning organizations- Great Lakes Caring, National Home Health Care, and Jordan Services- into one transformational company, which provides the highest-quality comprehensive continuum of personal care, skilled home health, hospice care and behavioral health.

Elara Caring leads patients through the post-acute journey by providing the appropriate level of care, delivered wherever our patients call home. The company’s intimate understanding of its patients’ needs allows it to apply proprietary platforms to deliver proactive, customized care that improves quality of life and keeps patients in their homes.

The company, comprised of 35,000 caregivers serving over 60,000 patients and their families daily, in 225 locations across 16 states, is focused on providing patients with the right care, and the right time, in the right place.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Mentor and Surrounding areasMentor, OH 44060

(41.66616,-81.33955)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Animal Therapy
  • Relationship Building
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 2 visits a month (1-2 hours per visit)

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