No One Dies Alone (NODA)


(45.57525,-94.16998)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1406 6TH AVENUE NORTHSAINT CLOUD, MN 56303


About

NODA volunteers will extend caring concern to the patients and community of Saint Cloud Hospital by providing a reassuring presence at the bedside of a dying patient who would otherwise be alone.

  • Provide a reassuring presence at the bedside of dying patient who would otherwise be alone.
  • Recognize and respect the dying person’s personal religion/faith.
  • Respond compassionately to their needs.
  • Call patients floor/unit before arriving to confirm the patient is still there and no family is present.
  • Respect their wishes and provide a comforting presence.
  • Act as compassionate companions by sitting with the patient, perhaps holding their hand or reading to them.
  • Assist in comfort measures as directed by the nurse.

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • on call, as needed
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