Pet Therapy Volunteer for Hospice Patients
4 people are interested
Pet therapy has been proven to increase pain tolerance, reduce stress and lower blood pressure. Heartland Hospice is seeking compassionate individuals with certified Therapy Pets (TDI- Therapy Dogs International or Pet Partners) to visit our hospice patients. Interacting with a friendly animal brings lots of joys and smiles to our patients.
Benefits of volunteering:
- Flexible schedules- You are able to pick your own schedule and volunteer as little or as often as you would like
- Learn new skills
- Meet new people
- Make a difference
- Rewarding- Gives more than it takes
- Healthy for you- Long-term volunteers have longer lives, less disease and better overall health
**PLEASE NOTE** The location given is Heartland Hospice office location for Orange. It is not the location where services are provided. Our patients live throughout Orange County in many facilities and homes. **
If you are interested in this opportunity please contact Shannon Mendoza, Volunteer Coordinator for more details at (714) 558-2366 or email at Shannon.Mendoza@HCR-Manorcare.com
About HCR-Manor/Heartland Hospice
725 West Town & Country Road, Suite 130, Orange, CA 92868, US
HCR is dedicated to providing the highest quality in health care services. By ensuring that patients and residents live with the greatest dignity and comfort possible, we will establish HCR ManorCare as the preeminent care provider, committed to standards of performance which serve as the hallmark of the industry.
The HCR ManorCare health care family enjoys distinction as one of the nation's leading providers of short-term,post-acute skilled nursing and rehabiltation; long-term care; memory care; assisted living; and home health care and hospice agencies. These locations operate primarily under the respected Heartland, ManorCare Health Services and Arden Courts names.
We'll work with your schedule.
(Office location) 725 W. Town & Country Rd. #130Orange- Patient are throught all Orange County, CA 92868
- Animal Care / Handling
- Animal Therapy
- Bereavement Support
- Patient Care
- Hospice Care
- Driver's License Needed
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- One year commitment (1-2 hours per week)