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ORGANIZATION: Holy Savior Hospice and Palliative Care

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Sitting bedside for patients in the last days and hours of their lives. Someone may have a family member or friend that is sitting with them and needs relief for a few hours, or days. Someone may not have any family or friends that are willing to or able to sit vigilantly at the bedside while our patient is actively passing away. So, we will hold their hands, talk to them, pray with them, say encouraging words to them, letting them know it is okay to pass. Being available to help patients transition.

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About Holy Savior Hospice and Palliative Care

Location:

1600 Airport Freeway Suite 503, Suite 503, Bedford, TX 76022, US

Mission Statement

Provide dignified family centered care and end of life comfort for our patients with an individual touch. We advocate on behalf of our patients to ensure their comfort and final wishes are being granted. We strive to connect with all of our patients and provide personalized physical, mental and spiritual care.

Description

Providing care and comfort to patients. Opportunities include direct patient visitation and administrative support. We provide feedback to schools for volunteer credit. We provide internships for those in nursing and social work. Travel will be limited, with the exception of internships, which may be only to visit different sites. Our goal is to provide companionship as well as socialization to those who express desire to have a volunteer visit. Our scope of activities may be limitless, we help with light housekeeping, running errands, helping with activities, quiet time to reflect and hear life experiences.

CAUSE AREAS

People with Disabilities
Race & Ethnicity
Seniors
People with Disabilities, Race & Ethnicity, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

metroplexFort Worth, TX 76017

(32.66149,-97.14671)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours shifts that could be in the middle of the night, evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to not be on a computer or phone and talk to or give comfort to an actively dying patient.

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