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Arvada Care and Rehabilitation Center

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Arvada Care and Rehabilitation is looking for some big-hearted people to come spend time with some of our loneliest, most isolated, dementia residents. Angel Volunteers would choose their own schedule, and would spend time with selected residents in their rooms or in common areas, reading aloud, listening to stories, or simply holding a hand. The residents visited by Angel Volunteers are people who suffer from dementia, are unable to participate in other group social activities, and have ZERO family/friend visits. Because these folks get lonely and bored, they can act out in disruptive ways. But if they have some contact-- even if it's just sitting in silence and holding a hand-- they are calm and relaxed. Angel Volunteers receive education and training online through us, learning about the disease of dementia, and acquiring tips and tools for successful interactions. You will work alongside our activities staff, who are SO thankful for your time, and will always be around to answer questions you may have. If you're interested in learning more about dementia and how to successfully interact with people that suffer from it, or if you simply have a big, generous heart and want to bring some peace to some of the most vulnerable members of the community, we would love to have you. We have no minimum commitments, and are happy to work with your schedule. Please let me know if you're interested!

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About Arvada Care and Rehabilitation Center

Location:

6121 W. 60th Avenue, Arvada, CO 80003, US

Mission Statement

We are Arvada Care & Rehabilitation Center, and we have partnered with Modus Volunteers to build a dynamic, effective volunteer program to improve the quality of life for seniors in our care. Arvada Care and Rehab brings dignity to each and every patient and resident we serve. We approach senior healthcare in a radically different way: we deliver personalized service to the patients and residents who reside with us. Our small size and superiorly trained staff sets us apart in Arvada and the greater Denver area.

Description

A 54-bed facility serving the needs of both short-term rehabilitation patients and long-term residents.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6121 W. 60th AveArvada, CO 80003

(39.8059,-105.06538)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible!
  • $20 background check fee.

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