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First Choice Home Health & Hospice

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Volunteers are a vital part of the First choice Hospice Team. We are looking for reliable and dedicated volunteers who have a desire to give comfort,peace and care to patients, caregivers, and families during the end of life.
Under the direction of the Volunteer Coordinator, volunteers provide a supportive presence for our patients and their family. Volunteers can make visits to the patients home, skilled nursing facilities, and assisted living facilities. Volunteers usually make 1-4 visits per month (visits range from 1 to 4 hours). Volunteer services may include:

  • Active listening
  • Emotional support
  • Life review
  • Social interaction
  • Temporary caregiver relief
  • Light housekeeping
  • Light yard work
  • Reading
  • Errands
  • Spiritual support
  • Writing letters or correspondence
  • Pet Therapy

Our volunteers go through an application process that includes a background check. We offer on-going and educational opportunities for our volunteers to attend. Topics include Safety of the Patient, Maintaining Health Boundaries, Communication, and other related topics. Volunteers are in frequent contact with the Volunteer Coordinator to discuss any issues or concerns that they or the family of the patient may have.

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About First Choice Home Health & Hospice

Location:

12400 W.Overland Rd. Ste. 100, Boise, ID 83709, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to offer best practices in hospice and comfort care to our patients and their loved ones as they face the physically, emotionally, spiritually and financially challenging times that can accompany end-of-life, so patients can truly live and celebrate life on their own terms.


Description

Our Vision is to be recognized as the hospice of choice for families and physicians when individuals are faced with a terminal illness and elect to live the remainder of their life in the comfort of their own home. Through our compassionate team of licensed and certified professionals, we provide the highest standard of care to our patients, and ongoing support to their loved ones, so the patient is able to truly live the rest of their life to the fullest. Our comprehensive care extends beyond the life of our patients, offering bereavement support to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one.

Our Values are rooted in providing the best care possible to our patients and their families. In every way we provide service, we embrace compassion, communication, professionalism, and customer service:

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1848 Avalon Place NampaNampa, ID 83687

(43.64003,-116.6109)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Music Therapy
  • Singing
  • Administrative Support
  • String Instrument

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-4 hours a month
  • Drug Test & TB Shot

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