Hospice Respite Volunteer

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HealthEast Hospice

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Our Hospice Volunteers are matched with patients and provide 4 hours a week of much needed respite for caregivers. You may be asked to play cards, read out loud, watch TV or simply provide presence. Volunteers act as companions only, they do not provide any physical cares or transfer assistance.

Volunteers are assigned to patients primarily in the East Metro area and some Mpls areas. We are always looking for volunteers who can serve in the South and Southeast Metro (Ex: Apple Valley, Burnsville, Cottage Grove).


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About HealthEast Hospice

Location:

45 W 10th St, Saint Paul, MN 55102, US

Mission Statement

Rooted in Judeo-Christian values, our mission is high quality, compassionate, cost-effective health care for the communities we serve.

Description

First Hospice program in Minnesota

HealthEast Hospice Care was the first Hospice program in Minnesota. We continue to be a leader within the Twin Cities community, proudly serving the six county metro area: Ramsey, Washington, Dakota, Hennepin and portions of Anoka and Chisago counties.

The word "hospice" dates back to a centuries-old tradition of preparing gifts for those about to set off on a long journey. Today, Hospice Care refers to an entire spectrum of services that focus on the unique physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of individuals who choose to live as fully as possible at life's end.

The definition of hospice is a philosophy of health care that affirms life and provides care and support for people facing a life-limiting illness. To us, it goes even deeper. People who’ve experienced HealthEast Hospice Care tell us we treat them like family. We focus on the quality of life, not the duration.

About Hospice Care

Our care team works with the patient and the family, emphasizing emotional, spiritual and physical well-being. We offer help and support so you can focus on your loved one. We consider Hospice Care honorable and meaningful -- and we truly understand the level of comfort and compassion you need during such an emotional and difficult time.

Hospice is a philosophy of health care that affirms life and provides care and support for people facing a life-limiting illness. At HealthEast Hospice Care, we focus on the quality of life, not the duration. Through Hospice, the patient is able to recapture the spirit of living and make the most of remaining time with family and friends.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Anywhere our patients call homePrivate homes, assisted livings, nursing homes.East metro area of St. Paul; some Mpls areasSaint Paul, MN 55104

(44.95166,-93.1629)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Hospice Care
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Up to 4 hours per week.
  • Background check and some immunizations required.

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