Hospice Compassionate Companions needed within Walworth County

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Allay Home and Hospice

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 3 people are interested
Quilt created by Allay Volunteer & Client
"Our lives are like quilts - bits & pieces, joy & sorrow, stitched together with love."

Allay's Compassionate Companions profoundly affect the quality of our patients' lives by helping those with a life-limiting illness make the very best of the time he or she has left. These volunteers bring comfort to patients and relief to their caregivers by offering a supportive presence, a listening ear and a helping hand.

When visiting, volunteers may offer to play music or a game, read to the patient. listen to his or her stories and memories, sit with a patient outside or take him or her for a walk, or offer assistance with other non-medical tasks, There are also times when volunteers may simply sit quietly while holding one's hand, letting the patient know that he or she is not alone.

Allay's Hospice Companions give the greatest gift of all - themselves!

The amount of time you give is flexible and scheduled around your availability. We do take into account your location to assign patient visits that are within or near your own community.

Hospice Companions receive training regarding the philosophy of hospice, the role of the volunteer and other staff members, as well as, helpful skills in caring for and communicating with hospice patients and their families.

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Community Health & Medicine Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

various locations within Walworth Countyspecifically in Lake Geneva, Williams Bay,Elkhorn, Delavan &East Troy, WI 53120

(42.785294,-88.4051)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Healthcare
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible - scheduled around your availability

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