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Bereavement Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Northeast Ohio Hospice

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Make A Difference!

As a member of the Hospice team, the Bereavement Volunteer provides individual bereavement, social, and emotional support to Hospice bereaved family members and significant others through phone contact and/or visits. The volunteer engages in active listening, provides companionship and attention to the bereaved individual's needs, feelings, values, and opinions.

If you are interested in becoming a Northeast Ohio Hospice Volunteer, please call Kelly Baeslach, Volunteer Coordinator (216)472-2684 ext. 2287.

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About Northeast Ohio Hospice

Location:

10204 Granger Road, Garfield Heights, OH 44125, US

Mission Statement

Northeast Ohio Hospice promotes the hospice concept of caring and encourages and aids in the development of quality hospice programs for terminally ill patients and their families. We educate the public about hospice care and respond to the needs of the local community with hospice services that are consistent with the medical-moral teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. In fulfilling our mission we commit ourselves to these focuses: •Enhance quality of life when quantity is limited •Provide comfort when cure is no longer possible •Palliative and curative care •Recognizes dying as normal •Acknowledges grief as a normal response to loss •Emphasizes pain and symptom control •Family is the unit of care •Aware that "family" is often non-traditional •Nursing facility staff •Friends or partners

Description

As an expert in aging services, Eliza Jennings is committed to offering the same compassionate support to individuals and their families who are seeking day-to-day care and services as they age, as well as those facing advanced illness and end-of-life care decisions. Comfort & Care hospice services are geared to providing choices that sustain dignity and autonomy, and enhance comfort and quality of life during this difficult time.

Comfort & Care team members are experienced in geriatric care and specialize in the provision of pain and symptom management, patient and family education, and spiritual and bereavement counseling. With this level of support, patients are empowered to make meaningful decisions about their care and the legacy they will leave to their loved ones.

Comfort & Care at Eliza Jennings is a member of Northeast Ohio Hospice. Eliza Jennings is pleased to join with Northeast Ohio Hospice to offer choices for end-of-life care as part of our commitment to provide the full spectrum of aging services. Northeast Ohio Hospice was accredited in July 2016 by the Accreditation Commission for HealthCare (ACHC) and has achieved Deemed status, having met or exceeded all Medicare and Medicaid certification standards.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2345 Crocker RdWestlake, OH 44145

(41.45451,-81.94842)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Around your schedule

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