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Encompass Health Hospice

  • 34 people are interested
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To provide brief caregiver relief, companionship, light house-keeping and occasional errand running to hospice patient's and their families.

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About Encompass Health Hospice

Location:

415 E-Church St Suite 3, 802 Shoney Dr. Sw D1, Huntsville, AL 35801, US

Mission Statement

At Encompass Health, we believe hospice is not a place, but rather a philosophy of care. Our goal is to bring dignity and comfort home by offering compassionate care to patients and their families during the final stages of life.

Description

Encompass Health is looking for a Direct patient and Administrative volunteers to provide services to patients during their final months and weeks of life. Volunteers provide non-medical services and respite time for caregivers and family members. As a hospice volunteer, you will be given choices as to how much and what types of things you want to do.

A few ways you can help as a hospice volunteer is by running errands for patients and families, playing games or reading with patients, walking and caring for family pets, or even creating a photo album of the patient and their family.

Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

415 E-Church St Suite 3Huntsvillr, AL 35801

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • We're flexible! We appreciate any time donated. Most direct patient volunteers commit 8 plus hours each month.
  • All hospice training provided. Drug screening also provided by agency.

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