Friendly Visitors Needed at Collinsville Nursing Home

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SouthernCare-New Beacon Hospice

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SouthernCare-New Beacon Hospice is looking for volunteers ages 18 and up to visit with residents at Collinsville Nursing Home. Our volunteers provide companionship, stimulation through activity or a comforting presence to an anxious patient. NO medical experience is needed as volunteers DO NOT perform nursing duties or dispense medication. Please leave us your NAME, PHONE NUMBER and EMAIL ADDRESS so we can get in touch with you as soon as possible to discuss the benefits of being a SouthernCare volunteer!

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About SouthernCare-New Beacon Hospice

Location:

412 S 5th Street, Gadsden, AL 35901, US

Mission Statement

The mission of SouthernCare is to assure that residents of its service locales have access to a program of care that enhances the quality of life for the terminally ill and their families. Care of the whole person is emphasized by providing physical, spiritual and emotional support to all medically appropriate persons, without discrimination. Efforts are centered on meeting needs by offering highly individualized compassionate care in the person’s home or a home like setting. SouthernCare recognizes the value of dedicated staff and volunteers and affirms each as individuals, as well as members of the care team. SouthernCare is dedicated to enhancing the care of all in the community by education, and by example, serve as a symbolic reminder that life is to be lived until you die.

Description

SouthernCare is one of the nation’s largest hospice providers. SouthernCare was founded in 1995 and is now a part of Curo Health Services. Today, SouthernCare has over 75 offices in 15 states and provides care to over 3000 patients each day. SouthernCare offices are located in non-metropolitan areas which have a demonstrated need for hospice services. SouthernCare provides hospice services to patients who reside in private homes, group homes, assisted living facilities and skilled nursing facilities.

Each SouthernCare office is managed by a Director of Operations and a Community Relations Director. Each of these individuals lives and works in the area served by their office. In addition, each SouthernCare office employs a dedicated Care Team composed of Registered Nurse Case Managers, Social Workers, Hospice Aides and Chaplains. Volunteers also provide valuable support to our staff and our patients in the office as well as in the patient’s home. SouthernCare currently has over 1400 full and part time employees.

WHEN

Tue Nov 26, 2019 - Thu Dec 31, 2020

WHERE

685 N. Valley Ave.Collinsville, AL 35961

(34.27355,-85.85702)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A few hours a month
  • TB skin test (provided by hospice), transportation, car insurance

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