Companionship - West Polk County

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Good Shepherd Hospice

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Companionship
When you have so much to share, there’s so much you can do to help another — from something as simple as whispering a kind word to lending a helping hand to a family. There are many hospice volunteer opportunities with Good Shepherd Hospice that provide support in a variety of areas.

Hospice services are provided to patients in a variety of locations including single family homes, apartments, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and hospice houses.

Whether our patients are continuing to live independently in their own home or residing in a facility, all appreciate a visit from a friendly volunteer who is there to bring a warm smile to their day.

Companionship volunteers can simply be there to listen to a story, read a book, offer prayer and support, watch a movie, or play music.

Volunteers receive comprehensive training before being matched with patients . No previous experience in the medical field is necessary. Days and times are flexible and every role is valued.

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About Good Shepherd Hospice

Location:

3450 Lakeland Hills Bvld, Lakeland, FL 33805, US

Mission Statement

Good Shepherd Hospice strives to provide quality palliative care and relieve the suffering of those in our communities affected by life-limiting illnesses and end-of-life issues, maintaining the highest ethical standards, so all may live as fully and comfortably as possible.

Description

Hospice care allows those no longer seeking curative treatment to die in comfort and peace, and in control of their surroundings, with supportive care extending to the entire family network. Good Shepherd Hospice provides care to almost half of all those who die in our communities, serving Polk, Highlands and Hardee counties. Care is based on medical need without regard to race, age, ability to pay, creed, gender, lifestyle, or illness. As a non-profit organization, we are able to provide charitable care through generous donations and the special care that our volunteers provide.

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3450 Lakeland Hills BlvdLakeland, FL 33805

(28.08767,-81.95441)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Spiritual Healing

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week

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