Nobody Dies Alone: Provide Comfort for a Hospice Patient's Last Days!
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Make a positive difference in the life of an actively dying hospice patient! As a Vigil Volunteer, you provide comfort and create a peaceful presence for the patient at bedside when the patient's death is imminent. Whether its just sitting bedside with the patient, listening to music, watching tv, or holding their hand--physically being there for them will help put the patient at ease and keep them from feeling alone during their last days!
Become a part of the patient's holistic team--Doctor, RN, Chaplain, Social Worker, and Music Therapist!
Brookdale Hospice provides the patient an individualized program of physical, emotional, and practical care with emphasis on pain control and symptom management. Our program is a reflection of our spirit of caring because we emphasize comfort, dignity, and respect. We believe that centering our focus on both the patient and the family enables us to provide the best care.
For more information on how you can make a difference in the life of a hospice patient, call or email:
AUDREY BENITEZ, Volunteer Coordinator
Brookdale Hospice - San Jose
Compassion lives here every day.
For patient safety: Must pass a background check, drug screen and two-step TB test. If you drive to the patient's residence, you must have a current driver's license and proof of insurance.
About Brookdale Hospice
5674 Stoneridge Drive, Ste. 206, Pleasanton, CA 94588, US
Enriching the lives of those we serve with compassion, respect, excellence, and integrity.
Helping families cherish all the precious moments together.
Brookdale hospice provides compassionate care to individuals in the final stages of life. We believe that everyone deserves to have a high quality of life, no matter what stage they are in. This philosophy is evident in the way we respectful care and treat each person.
Our hospice associates can provide 24-7 on-call support, clinical and skilled care as well as spiritual and emotional counseling. We offer services such as music therapy to help enrich the experience for your loved one. We also offer bereavement care and counseling to help family members navigate life after their loved one passes.
It’s never easy to watch a loved one at the end of their lifespan. But we believe that with the gentle assistance of hospice care, you can help turn a difficult experience into a deeply meaningful one. Our goal is to help your loved one live out their remaining days fully, and with dignity. We handle the care requirements so you can focus on enjoy the precious moments with your loved one.
- Skilled nursing
- Bereavement care
- Volunteer support
- Social work
- 24-7 on call support
- Pastoral care
- Music therapy
We'll work with your schedule.
1009 Blossom River WaySan Jose, CA 95123
- Elder care
- Bereavement Support
- Patient Care
- Hospice Care
- Spiritual Healing
- Veteran Care
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Visit as often as you can when patient is actively dying. Flexible!
- Being available to sit with an actively dying patient. Heart of compassion!