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Brighton Hospice

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Brighton Hospice is seeking compassionate pet therapy volunteers to make visits to our hospice patients. You and your pet can provide a healing presence to our end-of-life patients by reducing stress and anxiety and increasing feelings of joy, warmth, and connection. Our patients live in facilities and private homes throughout the Indianapolis Metro Area and beyond. Volunteer hours are flexible. A minimum of 2-3 hours per week is desired. Hospice training is provided.

*All pet companions must be pet therapy certified and have up-to-date immunizations and health records.

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About Brighton Hospice

Location:

280 E. 96th Street, Suite 250, Indianapolis, IN 46240, US

Mission Statement

Our mission at Brighton Hospice is to provide the best physical, emotional and spiritual care for our patients and their families. We achieve our mission by hiring the most compassionate and skilled people in the industry who deliver clinical expertise and exceed our patient's expectations. We cultivate an environment where our team members are valued, respected and provided personal and professional growth opportunities. Our leaders focus on supporting the clinical team so they can concentrate on patient care. We are always guided by our commitment to excellence.

Description

Brighton Hospice originated in 2012 in Utah and has spread to several other states including Minnesota, Oregon, Nevada and as of 2019 has come to Wisconsin and Indiana. Brighton Hospice is designed to provide comfort and support to patients, so they may live out the last phase of their lives with dignity in a familiar setting. The goal of hospice care is to improve the quality of a patient’s last months by offering comfort, dignity and care in a familiar setting, whether that be in the patient’s own home, Assisted Living, or Skilled Nursing Facility. Brighton Hospice recognizes that the dying process is a part of the normal process of living and focuses on enhancing the quality of remaining life. Our team is made up of our Administrator, Director of Clinical Services, Medical Director, Nurse Case Managers, Hospice Aides, Social Worker, Chaplain and an excellent support team. Brighton Hospice will provide you and your family with the quality care you deserve.

Animals
Community
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

280 E. 96th StreetSuite 250Indianapolis, IN 46240

(39.9041,-86.1283)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Animal Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours per week is desired but the schedule is flexible.
  • Pet must be therapy trained and certified

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