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Encompass Health-Hospice of Dothan

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Join the Encompass Health family and become a hospice volunteer!

Encompass is looking for volunteers to provide companionship and support to patients during their final months and weeks of life. Volunteers provide non-medical services and respite time for caregivers and family members.

As a hospice volunteer you will be given choices as to how much and what types of things you want to do.

Encompass Health values the generosity of our volunteers and provide training and ongoing support for more information to sign up for a volunteer training/orientation, please contact your local Volunteer Coordinator.

Here are just a few specific ways hospice volunteers can help:

  • Provide companionship and socialization
  • Help with general office support
  • Run errands for patients and families
  • Write a journal or life story with patients to give to the family
  • Play games, read aloud, and listen to music with patients
  • Walk/care for family pets
  • Assist with light house cleaning
  • Create a photo album of the patient and family
  • And more!

More opportunities with Encompass Health-Hospice of Dothan

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Encompass Health-Hospice of Dothan

Location:

Volunteer Services, 3230 Ross Clark Circle Suite 1, Dothan, AL 36303, US

Mission Statement

At Encompass Health, we are committed to delivering the highest quality care to our patients. From inpatient rehabilitation to home-based care, we’re with our patients for every step of their post-acute journey. Our clinical collaboration and cutting-edge treatments ensure patients receive the best care for their needs at all times. We’re proud to say our approach helps patients achieve better outcomes. We believe integrated care delivery across the healthcare continuum is critical to achieving the best outcomes for patients. We exist to provide a better way to care that elevates expectations and outcomes.

Description

At Encompass Health we foster a culture of compassion and collaboration encouraging and empowering each employee and volunteer to keep learning and growing together.

Our experienced team understands the complexity of issues and feelings that surround hospice care and end of life. Our care process is designed to maximize our patient’s quality of life and offer our patients and their love ones comfort, support and guidance when facing a terminal illness

Our Goal is to provide a sense of dignity and peace for our patients, while controlling pain, minimizing discomfort and managing symptoms. We also prioritize emotional and spiritual needs, guiding our patients and their loved one through the end-of-life process.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Encompass Health -Hospice of DothanVolunteer Services3230 Ross Clark Circle Suite 1Dothan, AL 36303

(31.24837,-85.37563)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Administrative Support
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • We are flexible and can work with your schedule. Seeking individuals who will commit to providing emotional and social support on a regular basis.
  • Dedication to helping others; Reliable and Professional; Comfortable with one’s own mortality.

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