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Veteran Companionship

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ORGANIZATION: Amedisys Hospice of Birmingham

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 7 people are interested

Looking for an active, reserve or veteran military personnel to volunteer and offer companionship visits with hospice patients who are veterans. Patient companions allow caregivers a much needed break from their daily routine of caring for their terminally ill loved one. Whether they need to leave the house for a few hours to run errands or go into another room and get chores done. Patient companion volunteers will sit with the patient and provide socialization, read, or sing. In addition to regular daytime hours, families can use support during evenings and weekends. We are looking for Veteran Patient Companions for Greater Birimngham, Hoover,Gardendale, Hueytown, Trussville, Calera, Chelsea and Clanton, AL.

Background checks and training are required.

For more information, contact us today at (205)868-9221 or email tequia.morton@amedisys.com! Thanks!

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About Amedisys Hospice of Birmingham

Location:

2204 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 160, Homewood, AL 35209, US

Mission Statement

To provide cost-effecient, quality health care services to the patients entrusted to our care

Description

Amedisys Hospice provides an individualized program of physical, emotional, spiritual and practical care for people in the last phases of an incurable disease, with an emphasis on control of pain and other symptoms. The program is reflective of a spirit and idea of caring that emphasizes comfort and dignity for the dying, making it possible for them to remain independent for as long as possible and in familiar surroundings. Hospice care is centered on both the patient and family/caregiver. Hospice personnel respect and respond to the unique differences in the family/caregiver lifestyle, values and wishes. Hospice affirms life.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2204 Lakeshore Drive Suite160Birmingham, AL 35209

(33.46653,-86.77941)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible
  • reliable transportation

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