CarePals Pet Therapy Volunteer

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Optimal hospice

  • 18 people are interested

Make our patient's day!
You and your pet visit patients and their families where they live: own home, apartment, assisted living, board and care wherever they call home. LA and Orange counties. We reimburse for mileage.
Share your certified pet (TDI) with our patients, once a week , once a month, or somewhere in between.
We are very flexible, whenever it fits into your schedule.


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About Optimal hospice

Location:

5000 E. Spring St., Long Beach, CA 90815, US

Mission Statement

As a team, we combine compassion with the art and science of medicine to help patients and families live life to its fullest.

Description

Optimal Hospice provides an individualized program of physical, emotional and spiritual care for people in the last phases of their life, with an emphasis on pain control and symptom management.

The program embodies the idea of caring which 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 the patient, family and caregiver. The staff at Optimal Hospice respects and responds to the unique differences in lifestyle, values and wishes of the patient, family and caregiver.

The interdisciplinary team, which consists of physicians,nurses,social workers,aides,volunteers and spiritual counselors coordinates the palliative care in the home as well as bereavement support.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

5000 East Spring Street #525Long Beach, CA 90815

(33.80996,-118.13541)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Would love one year 2-4x a month, but flexible.
  • TB test for handler and current shot record for pet.

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