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APEX Hospice and Palliative Care

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Hospice Volunteer Opportunity:

You eat lunch with your best friend. You take walks, go to the gym, and take in the latest movie with your best friend. Why not VOLUNTEER with your best friend?

We are searching for volunteer teams of two that will visit our hospice patients and families in their homes or at a nursing facility. We serve 16 counties and work with your schedule and area of service. All training is provided free of charge. Social distancing and safety policies are in place for safe visits. Training and documentation is electronic, eliminating the need to come into the office. We would love to work with you!

If you have a compassionate heart, a willingness to learn and a best friend, we want to talk to you!

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About APEX Hospice and Palliative Care

Location:

550 Oakmont Lane, Westmont, IL 60559, US

Mission Statement

Our team of hospice experts is committed to providing care for those at end of life, their families and our hospice team members through the practice of Standards of Excellence. Apex promotes dignity, respect, choice and voice as our priority to each individual. Our team works collaboratively with community health professionals you have chosen for a responsive and positive experience. We are with you every step of the way. We believe in Excellence, Respect, Accountability, Innovation and Priority. Apex Hospice and Palliative Care: Your Life...Your Choice...Your Care...Our Priority

Description

APEX Hospice and Palliative Care seeks to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and families who are facing a terminal illness. We focus on quality of life by providing comfort, company and active treatment of distressing symptoms, with the patient and their family as the focus of care. Services are provided by a team of professionals and volunteers who are physician directed and nurse coordinated. Comfort and coping resources are provided to the family for up to 13 months following the death of their loved one. "Family" is patient defined, and may include friends, significant others, life partners and relatives by blood or marriage. It is the expectation of APEX Hospice and Palliative Care that all employees and volunteers are strongly committed to the dignity and worth of each individual human being. Integrity and responsibility are expected conduct in all contacts with patients, families, other service providers, coworkers and the public.

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WHEN

Tue Oct 19, 2021 - Fri Dec 31, 2021

WHERE

550 Oakmont LaneWestmont, IL 60559

(41.82187,-87.96296)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Patient Care
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible- A Small Commitment of Time Can Make A World of Difference
  • Drug Screen, Physical, TB Testing provided

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