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Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Fairfield County

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Samaritan Volunteers help home-bound patients with transportation needs such as driving to doctors appointments, running errands or picking up groceries and medical supplies.

As a Samaritan Volunteer, you will use your own vehicle to help support patients and their family members/caregivers and provide them with greater independence and improved quality-of life.

Volunteers are required to attend a training course to learn about the agency and its policies, safety issues, different types of diseases and how best to accommodate patients within the scope of the program. The next training is in March at our office in Wilton.

Volunteers are provided with ongoing support and supervision by the Volunteer Coordinator.

For more information about our volunteer programs, contact Volunteer Coordinator, Laura Rundell, at 203-762-8958, ext 316 or
lrundell@visitingnurse.net

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About Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Fairfield County

Location:

22 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897, US

Mission Statement

At Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County, our mission is to provide clinically excellent, compassionate care to enhance the health, well-being, independence and dignity of residents of our community.

Description

The skilled team at Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County includes hundreds of healthcare professionals, paraprofessionals and volunteers. Ready to serve you 24 hours a day, seven days a week, our highly-skilled, dedicated caregivers will work closely with you, your family and your physician, to customize a plan of care designed especially to meet your individual needs.

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County is a Medicare-certified, state-licensed home health and hospice agency. It is accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) and is an approved and preferred provider for many major health insurance and managed care companies as well as healthcare and eldercare facilities.

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County is a non-profit organization with board members who live locally and ensure that our programs and services meet your needs. Our resources are local. Our professional staff members are employees, not contract workers. Our employees are insured, professionally trained, and receive ongoing supervision.

We are a Medicare-certified agency, allowing you to transfer to other programs without leaving your home or changing agencies.

You can have confidence in the care that we provide as Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County regularly scores significantly higher than state and national benchmarks in patient satisfaction surveys.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

22 Danbury RoadWilton, CT 06897

(41.16323,-73.41853)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 to 3 hours a month

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