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ORGANIZATION: Medplus Hospice Services

  • 13 people are interested

The patient/family services volunteer provides various services as needed or requested to patients and their families including supportive care, comfort, and caregiver relief.
Functions and Responsibilities:
1. Initiates and maintains contact with assigned patient/family
2. Offers various forms of assistance, comfort measure, supportive services, including reading to and writing for patient, sitting at bedside, especially during dying process and caregiver relief for families.
3. Assist patients and families to cope with problems of terminal illness and death; helps them to express feelings and concerns.
4. Completes written reports of contact and submits to Volunteer Coordinator.
5. Refers to the Volunteer Coordinator any immediate needs, problems or concerns.
6. Attends on-going education as requested.
7. Continues to provide emotional support to family during bereavement as appropriate or recommended bereavement follow-up by others.

More opportunities with Medplus Hospice Services

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Medplus Hospice Services

Location:

555 N Benson Ave.,, Unit D, Upland, CA 91786, US

Mission Statement

The Medplus Hospice team is dedicated to provide individuals with care to their needs to insure the best quality of life during a difficult time. We are committed in recognizing that individuals and families are the true experts in their own care.

Description

Medplus Hospice Team will focus on enhancing the patient's quality of life, preserving the patient's dignity, and dealing with the patient's end of life issues. Volunteers can play a big role in enhancing the quality of life of our patients and their families. We are seeking for Volunteers who are compassionate and caring, and have a desire to serve others.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

555 N Benson AveUnit DUpland, CA 91786

(34.10022,-117.68148)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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