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Create a Spiritual Partnership with Hospice Patients in New Castle & Kent County

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VITAS Healthcare of Delaware

  • 8 people are interested

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, said, "The primary needs of the terminally ill are spiritual. More than anything else the dying need meaning, hope and love." They are also looking for acceptance, an ultimate spiritual source and for dignity.

Spirituality is awareness and connection to a higher power or divine presence, a harmonious relationship or a connection with self, nature, or community, enabling a person to discover the essence of their being.

VITAS Volunteers can assist with spiritual care by...

-Being present with the patient and family

-Listening with sensitivity and openness

-Honoring and respect the patient’s faith traditions

-Encouraging practice of spiritual rituals such as meditation, or scripture reading or prayer

Remember all members of the VITAS team provide spiritual support. We do this by listening, caring, demonstrating empathy all without judgment. For more information about VITAS visit VITAS.com.

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About VITAS Healthcare of Delaware

Location:

100 Commerce Drive, Suite 302, Newark, DE 19713, US

Mission Statement

VITAS recongnizes the importance of a strong and innovative program. Volunteers are an intregal part of the hospice program allowing VITAS to continue personalizing, enhancing, and expanding services offered to patients and families. Through exemplifying VITAS values, volunteers serve as patient and family advocates and are pro-active in helping to meet the needs of patients and families. VITAS integrates volunteers into the hospice program by actively recruiting, training, supporting, and creatively utilizing volunteers to meet patient and family needs. Volunteers and their contributions are respected and valued.

Description

Volunteers are the heart of VITAS hospice, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care.

Faith-Based
Seniors
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Near your home or business locationsin New Castle, Sussex and Kent CountiesNewark, DE 19713

(39.67094,-75.70808)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Bilingual
  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Spiritual Healing

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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