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Compassus Hospice and Palliative Care

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Just a few hours a month providing companionship to a hospice patient makes a HUGE difference in someone's life. Will you make the time?

Hospice will work around your schedule, location and comfort level. Our training program is well organized and you'll receive as much support as you need!

  • Patient /Family Support: Provide companion visits and caregiver support, pet visitation, massage therapy, run errands, conduct a Life Review (record a patient's life history through personal interview).

    Skills

  • Interpersonal communication skills: Volunteers must be compassionate, a good listener.
Requirements

Completion of comprehensive orientation and training program, background check, TB test required prior to volunteering. Flexible.

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About Compassus Hospice and Palliative Care

Location:

Dayton & Cincinnati, Dayton, OH 45459, US

Mission Statement

MISSION STATEMENT: To provide compassionate, individualized end of life service to patients and families.

Description

Compassus Hospice serves Dayton, Cincinnati and surrounding communities providing end of life care.

At the heart of hospice is the belief that everyone has the right to dignity and freedom from pain at the end of life.

That's why Compassus creates personalized care plans, giving patients the specific care they need and deserve.

Hospice is a service brought to the patient wherever they live. We focus on reducing physical and emotional suffering during the final stages of illness, and increases the quality of life for patients, their families and loved ones.

Volunteers typically travel 5-20 miles from their home or work addresses to visits patients 2-4X a month.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Trotwood/Dayton and surrounding areasDayton, OH 45415

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours a month

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