Hospice Volunteer- Therapy Dog Visitor

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Heartland Hospice

Heartland Hospice is looking for caring, friendly individuals who are interested in making a difference in the lives of our patients. By dedication some of your valuable time, you can bring comfort to a hospice patient and their family. You may assist with errands, homemaking, yard work or simply sit and visit. Training is provided. No hands-on care involved.

  • Take a Chance
  • Be a Friend
  • Share a Smile
  • Make a Difference

We are looking for a dog visitor volunteer to provide support to patients and family members through the utilization of a dog! Must be registered with either of the following; TDI (Therapy dogs international), Delta Society, or United Kennel Club. Breed temperament is considered.

Volunteers are given mandatory training and background checks. Please call Jordan Schaaf at 989-225-5407 for more information.

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About Heartland Hospice

Location:

1426 Straits Dr., Bay City, MI 48706, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Heartland Hospice is to provide quality hospice care to patients with a limited life expectancy as well as support to their caregivers. The quality of life for those we serve is enhanced through palliative and specialized supportive care designed to meet the physical, psychosocial, social, and spiritual needs of the patients and caregivers. Hospice care is provided by an interdisciplinary team utilizing an approach to the care delivered to patients either in their own home or extended care facility, working cooperatively with area health care providers and other community resources. Heartland Hospice strives to provide care to all who are eligible and need hospice care irrespective of ability to pay.

Description

Heartland Hospice provides specialized care that meets the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and loved ones facing the challenges of an advanced illness. The quality of life for those we serve is enhanced by encouraging personal choices, supporting meaningful experiences and preserving dignity.

We are committed to prov iding comfort of the mind, body and spirit. Our specially trained staff helps manage pain and symptoms, thereby enabling patients to live their lives as fully as possible.

Our team members create a comforting environment and provide emotional support to families who need help coping with the loss of a loved one.

We offer hospice services wherever a patient calls home, whether the care is provided in a home setting, assisted living facility or skilled nursing center.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1426 Straits Dr.Bay City, MI 48706

(43.59306,-83.99587)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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

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