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GIVE A GIFT OF YOUR TIME TO THOSE FACING END OF LIFE
ORGANIZATION: ProMedica Hospice
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53 people are interested
Make a difference to those facing end of life. Become a Friendly Visitor Volunteer for Hospice Patients - Lake County, IL
ProMedica Hospice "Friendly Visitors" help to enhance the quality of those facing end of life by bringing the gift of caring companionship and providing support to their family. The volunteer may offer to read to the patient, play music, assist with activities, talk with or simply be present. Must be comfortable visiting with those having Dementia and may be non-verbal. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, able to make a 6 month commitment. TB and drug test (no cost to volunteer) along with orientation training is required. No weekends, no evenings. Hours only between 9:00-4:00. If you would like to learn more about this wonderful, heartfelt opportunity and the orientation process, please contact email@example.com
About ProMedica Hospice
1110 W Lake Cook Road, Suite 100, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, US
ProMedica Hospice provides specialized care that meets the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and loved ones facing the challenges of an advanced illness. The quality of life for those we serve is enhanced by encouraging personal choices, supporting meaningful experiences and preserving dignity. Every day, we enrich the lives of our patients and the people who love them by blending advanced medical care with a compassionate touch.
ProMedica Hospice offers hospice services wherever a patient calls home, whether the care is provided in a home setting, assisted living facility or skilled nursing center. We are committed to caring for the mind, body and spirit. Our specially trained staff helps manage pain and symptoms, thereby enabling patients to live their lives as fully as possible. In addition, our team members create a comforting environment and provide emotional support to families who need help coping with the loss of a loved one.
To serve as our guiding principles, we've created the Heartland Caring Promises: We promise to care for the mind, body and spirit. We promise to provide care that is comforting and compassionate. We promise to respect patient and family choices. We promise to unite with community partners in care. We promise to be accepting and supportive of patients wherever they are in life's journey.
The hospice volunteer offers support, companionship and assistance with non-medical tasks to help this special group of people. The hospice volunteer program ensures that patients spend their final days in dignity and comfort and provide the extra love and care our clients and their families need at this time in their life.
Homes & Facilities in the North & NW SuburbsNorthbrook, IL 60062
September 25, 2023
- Elder care
- Veteran Care
- Hospice Care
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Overall commitment of 6 months minimum - 1-2 X week visits - weekdays only, no weekends, no evenings
- Application - Background check - 2 References - 2 Step TB Test-Drug screen (no cost to volunteer)