Volunteer to Visit Hospice Patients!
1 person is interested
Brookdale Hospice Detroit is looking for caring individuals to volunteer their time to help support our patients. Volunteers will be responsible for companionship visits. Providing patients with someone to listen. Hospice Volunteering is not only extremely beneficial for our patients...It can be very rewarding volunteer experience. By improving our patient’s socialization by providing them with companionship visits we hope to improve their overall quality of life. In order to do that we need you! The volunteers. In order to participate a potential volunteer will need to have a Background check, Drug Test and TB test all provided by Brookdale Hospice. Volunteers will also receive hospice training to provide our volunteers with the knowledge to best support our patients. If you or anyone you know would be interested in hearing our patient’s life stories you can reach out to this post or call Brookdale Hospice Detroit at (248) 727-2323. We look forward to hearing from you!
About Brookdale Hospice Detroit
25800 W. Eleven Mile Road, Suite 200, Southfield, MI 48034, US
Brookdale Senior Living's Mission Statement is: Enriching the lives of those we serve with compassion, respect, excellence and integrity. Our Philosophy of Hospice is: * providing sensitivity and support for people and their families in the final phases of a terminal illness * enabling patients to carry on an alert, pain free life and to manage other symptoms so that they may have dignity, comfort and quality * recognizing dying as a natural part of life Hospice affirms life, neither hastening nor postponing death. Hospice is about living life to the fullest with dignity and comfort. Volunteers are an integral part, and are a fully integrated component, of our Brookdale hospice teams. Volunteering is more about BEING than DOING - it's about listening and offering support to our patients - it's about helping them tell their story.
Our hospice agency in Southfield Michigan is part of Brookdale's team of 21 hospice agencies nationwide.
Our Goals of Hospice are: self-determined life closure; a natural death; safe and comfortable dying; effective grieving.
Our Hospice Principles include: treating the whole person (physical, emotional, spiritual); emphasis on quality of life, not length of life; considering the family as the unit of care.
Southfield Michigan areaSouthfield, MI 48034
- Bereavement Support
- Patient Care
- Hospice Care
- Veteran Care
- People Skills
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- Please be commitment to volunteer twice a month for at least six months