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Great Lakes Caring Hospice-South Bend

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Make a real difference in someone’s life!

Great Lakes Caring Hospice, a leading care provider in the Midwest, is looking for compassionate volunteers willing to donate their time to provide exceptional end-of-life care to local hospice patients and their families.

Great Lakes Caring Hospice is looking for Companion Volunteers who will visit patients in local nursing facilities or in private homes. The Companion Volunteer will provide companionship, play cards/games, watch TV, take the patient out into the garden area for fresh air, read to the patient, etc. There is no physical care involved.

Hours are very flexible, weekdays, evenings or weekends. Typically we as that you visit your assigned patient 1-2 hours per week or offer 1-2 hours per week or work in the office.

For more information, contact Patricia Fortier at 574-377-4063 or pfortier@greatlakescaring.com

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About Great Lakes Caring Hospice-South Bend

Location:

2515 Bendix Dr. Suite 100, South Bend, IN 46628, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide superior quality care wherever our patients call home. Caring is at the heart of everything we do, especially when walking you through life's final chapters. When family, friends, loved ones and referring physicians entrust us with your care when you are nearing the end of your life, we always strive to assure that our patients spend their remaining days in exceptional comfort and with the utmost dignity.

Description

Reading to patients

Encoruaging patients to reminisce

Creating a scrapbook

Life review, Recording life stories

Playing board or card games

Shopping for patients

Delivering flowers or gifts

Providing time away for family

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Elkhart Metro AreaElkhart, IN 46516

(41.67921,-85.94067)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Patient Care
  • Social Work
  • Visual Arts

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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