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Hospice Patient Support Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: AccentCare Fairview Hospice-Bloomington

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Offer support to patients with a life expectancy of 6 months or less for up to 4 hours per week. Opportunities include:

  • Companionship for patients (talking, reading, playing games, etc.)
  • Caregiver relief
  • Hand massage (training provided)
  • Light housekeeping (vacuuming, dusting, meal prep)
  • Running errands

Patients are located in their private home and facilities throughout the Twin Cities south metro. You will be strategically matched with patients close to your home, and you get to choose which patients you want to visit. The time you spend volunteering each week is flexible and will be scheduled directly with patients and/or caregivers.

No medical experience is necessary. Health screening, background check, and training provided at no cost to you.

For more information or to fill out an application, please go to: https://www.fairview.org/overarching-care/home-care-and-hospice/volunteering-at-fairview-hospice
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https://www.accentcare.com/volunteer/

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About AccentCare Fairview Hospice-Bloomington

Location:

600 W 98th St, Bloomington, MN 55420, US

Mission Statement

.Mission: Our compassionate, qualified teams partner with community healthcare providers to deliver consistently exceptional care for patients and their families.

Description

When life expectancy is limited, Accentcare Fairview Hospice staff and volunteers will help patients and caregivers focus on improving the quality of their remaining days. Hospice provides medical, emotional, social and spiritual care. We bring these services to the familiar setting of patient's own homes whenever possible. The same kind of care may also be given at a long-term care site, a group home, an assisted living site or a residential hospice.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Minneapolis, MN 55420

(44.8365,-93.27345)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-4 hours a week every 1-2 weeks
  • Health screening provided by AccentCare Fairview

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