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Portuguese Speaking Volunteer Needed to visit Patients in Nursing Homes

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ORGANIZATION: Gentiva Hospice

  • 6 people are interested

No matter what your talents or interests, you can make a difference in someone's life. When you volunteer with Gentiva Hospice, you become part of a team of skilled, compassionate people who dedicate their time to a truly noble cause.

Portuguese Speaking Direct Patient Visit Volunteers needed --- Visiting our patients to provide companionship and support through conversation, leisure activities, light housekeeping, or by being a supportive presence. You may also provide respite for caregivers so they can have some time away for themselves. There is no hands on direct care required or expected of our volunteers, just your time.

Portuguese Speaking Volunteers needed to visit patients and provide companionship that reside in facilities or their private homes throughout the Fall River and New Bedford areas. Visits are scheduled weekly based on the need of the patient and a time that works well for you.

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About Gentiva Hospice

Location:

275 Martine Street Suite 202, Fall River, MA 02723, US

Mission Statement

"Our place is by your side." Gentiva's mission to our patients is to always keep our patient and their family first by enhancing their quality of life through the professional delivery of clinical excellence, extraordinary service and compassionate restorative and palliative homecare and hospice services.

Description

At Gentiva, our care is defined by our clinical expertise and the compassion we deliver every day - one patient at a time.

The Gentiva family of companies has been bringing great healthcare home for 40 years. Our nurses, therapists and other healthcare professionals are dedicated to improving the quality of life for those we serve through the delivery of clinical excellence, extraordinary service and compassionate care, while being recognized as the leader in home health, hospice and community care services.

Each year, we provide home care services to more than 350,000 patients from more than 490 community locations nationwide. Our full range of clinical services includes:

  • Skilled nursing
  • Physical, occupational and speech-language therapy
  • Cardiac and pulmonary care
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Wound care
  • Disease and pain management
  • Medication management and education
  • Patient education to promote self-management
  • Treatment for balance problems that can lead to fall risks
  • Hospice services, including help with physical, emotional and spiritual needs

We are committed to continually raising the bar in home healthcare by setting new industry standards for quality care and personalized service. That’s why thousands of patients every day choose us for their home healthcare needs.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Seniors
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Seniors

WHEN

Fri May 24, 2024 - Thu Aug 22, 2024

WHERE

Gentiva HospiceFall River, MA 02723

(41.68987,-71.12703)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per week or more.

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