Pet Therapy for Hospice Patients in York

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Compassionate Care Hospice

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Compassionate Care Hospice

Compassionate Care Hospice is seeking caring individuals and their certified pets to make social visits to our terminally ill patients. You and your furry friend would visit patients in their homes and facilities. The visits provide companionship, relieve boredom and also brings joy to the staff in the facilities.

Your animal will need to be certified through a licensed pet therapy organization which there is several in the area. We also have a great training program for you the handlers that will prepare you for these visits. The first visit you are accompanied by the volunteer coordinator as well as given support throughout your volunteer career.

The time commitment is 1-3 hours a month as a minimum and we do require background checks and TB testing which we provide.

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About Compassionate Care Hospice

Location:

1513 Cedar Cliff Drive, Suite 100, Camp Hill, PA 17011, US

Mission Statement

To affirm life during its final stages by providing holistic compassionate care to patients and their families; by providing access to hospice care for underserved or difficult to serve populations; by wise and efficient use of available resources, and by educating the community.

Description

Founded in 1993, Compassionate Care Hospice is a community based organization committed to providing the highest quality of hospice care to patients, families and close friends. We care for terminally ill patients with a wide range of end stage illnesses.

At Compassionate Care we are committed to quality of life, which enables patients to remain in the comfort and privacy of their own homes, with their loved ones. We provide the special care and services that make that choice possible.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

York, Dauphin, Lebanon, Cummberland1513 Cedar Cliff DriveSuite 100CAmp Hill, PA 17011

(40.22905,-76.89204)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Animal Therapy
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-3 Hours a month
  • Background checks and TB testing

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