Hospice Volunteer Patient Support South Sacramento

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Kaiser Permanente Hospice

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 3 people are interested
Volunteering is a work of heart

Volunteers can truly touch the lives of the patients and families in Hospice who are facing a terminal illness by providing patient & family support and caregiver relief. Volunteers provide emotional support and practical assistance that enhances the comfort and quality of life for patients and family/caregivers. These services include being available for companionship, listening, simply "being there", and may include activities such as playing cards, board games, watching a favorite TV show, reading, looking through photos, and journaling events in the person's life.

For more information, please contact our Hospice Volunteer Coordinator at (916) 977-3132.

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About Kaiser Permanente Hospice

Location:

3240 Arden Way, Sacramento, CA 95825, US

Mission Statement

Kaiser Permanente exists to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve.

Description

Hospice is provided where you live, whether it is a house, an apartment, assisted living, a nursing facility, or another place. Hospice is also about Kaiser Permanente providing supportive services to patients and caregivers. By focusing on comfort and quality of life, hospice seeks to meet patients’ medical, spiritual, social, and emotional needs.

For many people, quality of life is being able to be at home during their last stage of life. With its focus on quality of life and comfort care, hospice makes it more likely that patients can remain in their home at the end of their lives.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

8241 East Stockton BoulevardSouth Sacramento, Elk Grove, Wilton, GaltSacramento, CA 95828

(38.45985,-121.40871)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • Bilingual
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 1-year commitment; when assigned to a patient, assignments are a maximum of 4 hours per week.
  • Complete a 12-hour on-line Hospice Volunteer training program; drug and health screening. All provided by Kaiser Hospice.

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