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ORGANIZATION: Residential Hospice

  • 25 people are interested
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Are you kind and friendly and looking to help others in your community? Are you patient and empathic, and willing to share those gifts with others during a difficult time? If so, we may have an opportunity that's a perfect fit for you!

Residential Hospice is seeking dedicated Patient Support Volunteers to help patients and families through their end-of-life journey. Hospice patients have a terminal diagnosis and a limited life expectancy, and they and their loved ones are often dealing with many emotional stressors while in the care of hospice.

Our volunteers provide comfort, companionship and friendship to patients in a nursing facility or at home. Volunteers may engage with patients in variety of ways depending on the patient’s needs. These activities can range from reading aloud, doing puzzles, or attending facility activities with the patient to simply listening to music, talking or holding a hand. Volunteers also may provide a respite for caregivers who are caring for a loved one. Volunteers sit with a patient while the caregiver can take time for themselves.

As a Hospice Patient Support Volunteer, your presence and support can make an impact for our patients and their families. If this seems like something that would be a good fit for you, we’d love to hear from you.

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About Residential Hospice

Location:

2443 Warrenville Road Suite 500, Lisle, IL 60532, US

Mission Statement

Residential’s Mission is to be the recognized market leader in homecare, palliative and hospice services. We do this by: Fostering a culture of growth, excellence, accountability and efficiency; Being an employer-of-choice that attracts and empowers an exceptional workforce; Focusing our offerings on the dynamic needs of our constituents - patients, caregivers, family members, physicians and other providers across the healthcare continuum; Integrating impactful and innovative solutions to improve our constituents’ service experience; and Ensuring full compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Description

Residential Hospice provides a team of specially-trained professionals and volunteers to provide care, comfort, support and dignity to patients and families when their illness no longer responds to cure-oriented treatments.

Residential Hospice brings better care home to patients and families by offering them individualized care plans, developed with their physicians and carried out in familiar surroundings with compassion, dignity and support.

As part of the Residential Home Health family of companies, Residential Hospice is ready to provide expert medical care, emotional comfort, spiritual support and pain management to meet the needs of each patient.

Residential Hospice’s objective is caring, not curing, helping patients and their families focus their energy on the things that matter most.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Advocacy & Human Rights, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Tinley Park and Surronding AreasTinley Park, IL 60477

(41.56996,-87.78617)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We will work with your schedule.
  • Drug test, health screen, TB test, and fingerprinting are also required. We ask that volunteers make one year commitment or longer.

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