Animal Companions for Hospice Patients

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Brookdale Hospice - Colorado Springs

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Brookdale Hospice is seeking Animal Companions to visit our hospice patients in the Colorado Springs area. As you know, a wagging tail can make all the difference in a patient's day. Must be a certified Animal Companion, have up-to-date shots and insurance-- and of course, must be able to handle their "licker." Animal Companion "parents" must complete a background check, drug screen and two-step TB Test; possess a current driver's license and proof of insurance.

Brookdale Hospice provides an individualized program of physical, emotional and practical care for each patient, with an emphasis on pain control and symptom management.

For more information please call / email Cesslie Joy Pharr: 719-268-2582 or cpharr@Brookdale.com

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About Brookdale Hospice - Colorado Springs

Location:

Multiple locations around Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO 80906, US

Mission Statement

Enriching the lives of those we serve with compassion, respect, excellence and integrity. Our hospice volunteers make a tremendous positive difference in the lives of hospice patients in the Colorado Springs area. Specifically trained to support the hospice patient and family in a variety of ways, our hospice volunteers provide compassionate companionship to those facing a terminal illness.

Description

At Brookdale Hospice we take ownership and pride in everything we do. We put the patient first, and recognize that good people make the difference. Our Hospice Volunteers provide compassionate companionship in a variety of ways to hospice patients throughout the Colorado Springs area. Self-paced training and flexible scheduling. For Patient Safety: must pass a background check, drug screen, 2-step TB test, possess a valid driver's license and proof of insurance.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple Locations throughout Colorado SpringsColorado Springs, CO 80903

(38.84134,-104.81628)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Animal Therapy
  • Bereavement Support
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour a week visiting hospice patients. Flexible
  • Animal Companion, insurance, vaccines, background check, drug screen, TB test

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