Animal Companion for Hospice Patient

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Brookdale Hospice Sacramento

Brookdale Hospice is seeking Animal Companions to visit our hospice patients!

A fluffy or a wagging tail can be the needed positive difference in a patient's day.

Must be a certified Animal Companion, and have up-to-date shots and insurance. Animal Companion Owner must complete a background check, drug screen, a two-step TB Test, and possess a current driver's license and proof of insurance.

"The best therapist has a fur and a wagging tail" -Unknown

To learn more about becoming a valued volunteer, please email/call:

Gail Wiselogel, Volunteer Service Coordinator Email: gwiselogel@brookdale.com Mobile: 916-539-9232

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About Brookdale Hospice Sacramento

Location:

555 University Ave, #230, Sacramento, CA 95825, US

Mission Statement

Brookdale Hospice Sacramento Our Mission Enriching the lives of those we serve with compassion, respect, excellence, and integrity. Our Vision To be the nation's first choice in senior living. Our Cornerstones More than a job, a passion. Doing the right thing takes courage. We succeed through partnership. Built on a foundation of trust.

Description

The philosophy at Brookdale Hospice is that life is much more than physical health; it also includes the health of the human spirit. When physical health begins to fail, the nurturing of the spirit becomes critical for maintaining the dignity of the individual.

Hospice is a philosophy of care focused on comfort and quality of life at the end of life. It's designed to treat the whole person emotionally, socially, spiritually and physically by providing comfort and support to patients and their families.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

555 Univeristy AveSuite 230Sacramento, CA 95825

(38.56878,-121.41905)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Commitment Requirements • Orientation and Training • Spend an hour a week with a patient • Heart for people at the end of their life
  • Requirements: • Driver's License Needed • Background Check • Proof of Auto Insurance, Vaccines, and TB Test. • Drug Screen • Must be at least 18 years old

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