No One Should Die Alone/Vigil Volunteer

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Abramson Senior Care

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  • 6 people are interested

Vigil Volunteers desire to provide support at the most sacred time of life - the last days of a person's life. Vigil Volunteers receive specialized training to familiarize themselves with the signs and symptoms of approaching death and how to provide support to patients and their families or caregivers. Our volunteer vigil program is designed to provide 1:1 time to relieve the family from emotional angst when they cannot be present, relieve them by offering respite time or companion them as they experience the passing of a loved one. Vigils are determined by the needs of the caregiver and patient with the goal that 'no one should die alone'. Volunteers may be requested any time of the day or night for a period of 1-4 hours; however, our vigil volunteers are asked what they are able to commit to and are scheduled accordingly.

We provide service for patients residing in Montgomery, Bucks, Philadelphia and Delaware Counties.

Please contact Kristen Ward, hospice volunteer coordinator for additional information at 215-371-3613.

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About Abramson Senior Care

Location:

1425 Horsham Rd, North Wales, PA 19454, US

Mission Statement

Our vision, rooted in Jewish tradition and values, is to create a vibrant community where our seniors recieve exceptinoal care, are respected as individuals, enjoy meaningful relationships and opportunities to celebrate life; where our valued staff are encourage to lead through innovation; and where our pioneering research supports advances in care.

Description

The Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life is a comprehensive facility for geriatrics, featuring the Abramson Residence for nursing care, The Inn for assisted living, The Polisher Research Institute, the Weiss Senior Day Program, the Abramson Center Hopsice and the Counseling for Caregivers Program. The Center offers many exciting and fulfilling volunteer opportunities that provide interaction with residents, ways to apply skills, assist with activities, and share energy.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1425 Horsham RdNorth Wales, PA 19454

(40.22291,-75.20986)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Nursing
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • ongoing

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