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Therapeutic Dog Visit Volunteer

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Hospital for Special Care

  • 18 people are interested

Looking for a volunteer and dog with the below qualifications to visit with our patients at our hospital in New Britain or Satellite at 500 blue Hills Avenue Hartford.


Qualifications:
1. Dog must be 1 year old minimum.
2. AKC Canine Good Citizen Certification or Pet Therapy Certification is required.
3. Documentation of up-to-date vaccinations.
4. Note from vet: pet is healthy and well-behaved.
5. Must be comfortable around hospital environment.

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About Hospital for Special Care

Location:

2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053, US

Mission Statement

We will provide exemplary rehabilitation and continuing medical care with the active involvement of our patients and their families so that they can achieve enduring improvements in their quality of life. We will anticipate and respond to changing community needs and a changing healthcare enviroment by creating innovative, cost-effective models of healthcare.

Description

Hospital for Special Care is a private, not-for-profit, 228 bed Long-Term, Acute-Care hospital licensed by the state of CT. as a chronic disease hospital. The hospital is renowned for its expertise in physical rehabilitation, respiratory care and medically-complex pediatrics. In addition, special programs are available in the treatment of spinal cord injuries and illness, acquired brain injuries, strokes and breathing disorders.

We also provide a full range of outpatient services, including physical, occupational, and speech therapy, rehabilitation evaluation, neuropsychology and pulmonary rehabilitation programs. The hospital also includes a 27,000 foot Aquatic Rehabilitation Center, which completes the full spectrum of rehabilitation and community fitness activities offered.

We also have a 28 bed satellite facility located within Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, CT. The satellite serves patients who are medically or surgically complex and/or require specialized care.

Animals
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Hospital for Special Care2150 Corbin AvenueNew Britain, CT 06053

(41.68908,-72.80173)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Animal Therapy
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • once a week for 4-6 months minimum
  • All volunteers must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to beginning service at any of our healthcare facilities.

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