Seeking pet therapy volunteers. Bring love and joy to our patients!

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Brighton Hospice

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Brighton Hospice is seeking compassionate pet therapy volunteers to make weekly visits to our hospice patients. You and your pet can provide a healing presence to our end-of-life patients by reducing stress and anxiety and increasing feelings of joy, warmth, and connection. Our patients live in facilities and private homes throughout the Twin Cities Metro Area and beyond. Volunteer hours are flexible. A minimum of 2-3 hours per week is desired. Hospice training is provided.

*All pet companions must be pet therapy certified and have up-to-date immunizations and health records.

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About Brighton Hospice

Location:

4500 Park Glen Road, Suite 475, St Louis Park, MN 55416, US

Mission Statement

Our mission at Brighton Hospice is to provide the best physical, emotional, and spiritual care for our patients and their families. We achieve our mission by hiring the most compassionate and skilled people in the industry who deliver clinical expertise and exceed our patient's expectations. We cultivate an environment where our team members are valued, respected, and provided personal and professional growth opportunities. Our leaders focus on supporting the clinical team so they can concentrate on patient care. We are always guided by our commitment to excellence.

Description

Hospice is designed to provide comfort and support to patients, so they may live out the last phase of their lives with dignity in a familiar setting. The goal of hospice care is to improve the quality of a patient’s last months by offering comfort, dignity and care in a familiar setting, whether that be in the patient’s own home, assisted living, or skilled nursing facility. Brighton Hospice recognizes that the dying process is a part of the normal process of living and focuses on enhancing the quality of remaining life. Our team is made up of our Medical Director, Director of Nursing, nurse case managers, hospice aides, social worker, chaplain, a dietitian, volunteers, and a stellar support team. We are able to provide many levels of care for hospice, including: Routine Home Care, General Inpatient Care, Respite Care, and Continuous Care. Brighton Hospice will provide you and your family with the quality care you deserve.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Brighton HospiceTwin Cities Metro Area, MN 55416

(44.94652,-93.34393)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Therapy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible
  • Pet must be therapy trained and certified

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