Essential Oils Volunteer - San Mateo

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Silverado Hospice

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Silverado Comfort Care Hospice

Help out with Silverado's Essential Oils Program

Silverado Hopsice is constantly seeing new ways to provide comfort to patients and their families. The Essential Oils Program us one such innovation that has proven to soothe and relax patients.

Every Silverado Hospice team offers Essential Oils. The theraputic program gives patients a safe, natural way to calm, soothe and increase circulation while helping to reduce the usage of certain medications. Essential Oils is available at no cost to patients or their famlies.

Silverado Hospice is looking for a volunteer to put these essential oils together in bottles, have them ready for the team to drop off to patients and their famlies during visits, take inventory of oils and supplies, and find creative ways to keep this program up to date and part of hospice plan of care.

WE RESPECTFULLY ONLY ASK FOR APPLICATIONS FOR VOLUNTEERS WHO ARE SERIOUS. APPLICATION PROCESS CAN BE LENGTHY AND WE WANT TO MAKE SURE OUR TIME AWAY FROM PATIENT CARE IS TO ENSURE MORE VISITS WITH PATIENTS IN THE LONG RUN.

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About Silverado Hospice

Location:

1900 S. Norfolk Street, San Mateo, CA 94403, US

Mission Statement

MISSION Silverado Hospice’s mission is to affirm the cycle of life by enhancing the quality of living for those at the end of life. The Silverado standard is to care compassionately for patients and their families and to empower those we serve to have quality of life options that afford them comfort and dignity.

Description

*We serve San Francisco and San Mateo Counties*

Silverado Hospice honors the value of each life by empowering the patient and family to make supported choices in end-of-life care, enhancing comfort, relieving suffering and supporting effective grieving.

We believe that Silverado Hospice patients have the right to continue life to the fullest extent possible according to their circumstances, and in fostering opportunities for growth and fulfillment. We further recognize a patient and their family’s decision-making rights in relation to continuing medical treatments as well as their right to withdraw treatment when its benefits are outweighed by their burdens.

At Silverado Hospice, we provide our staff with a well-organized, positive and motivating work environment that promotes their independence and decision-making at the lowest level practical. We value their input and provide them with extensive staff training and a competitive compensation package.

A maximum effectiveness and efficiency of services is maintained by staying on the leading edge of new research findings, participating with ongoing research projects, focusing on disease prevention and chronic disease management. Furthermore, Silverado will continuously develop new and innovative systems and techniques to prolong its patients’ ability to live a dignified life, relate to their family and meet the needs of our referral parties and staff by providing the highest quality cost-effective services to our patients on a day-to-day basis

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1900 S. Norfolk Street Suite 270San Mateo, CA 94403

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Mental Health
  • Relationship Building
  • Patient Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 2 hours per week

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