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Penn Medicine Hospice

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Hospice Companion Volunteers

Hospice Companion volunteers provide companionship to patients and/or respite for caregivers of hospice patients. You work in conjunction with and at the direction of our interdisciplinary hospice team to provide support to patients and their families. Activities may include reading to a patient, taking a patient for a walk in a wheel chair, life review, quiet bedside presence, respite to allow caregiver to attend appointments and/or run errands. These opportunities are available in both our Inpatient Unit and in patient's homes. Hours are flexible and are coordinated with the patient and their families.

Please contact Eric.Trumbower@pennmedicine.upenn.edu for additional information regarding this opportunity.

Please use the following link to apply https://volunteerservices.uphs.upenn.edu/pages/app:hosp

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About Penn Medicine Hospice

Location:

400 E Marshall St, West Chester, PA 19380, US

Mission Statement

Penn Medicine Hospice provides physical, emotional, social and spiritual care to the patient, caregiver and family. The mission of Penn Medicine Hospice is to maximize comfort care for terminally ill patients and to assist in making whatever time remains to be the highest quality possible.

Description

Penn Medicine Hospice is a division of Penn Medicine at Home which is owned by Penn Medicine. We are the oldest and largest non-profit home care and hospice agency in Chester County. Our hospice provides care both in our patient's homes, skilled facilities or wherever our patient calls home, as well as our Hospice Inpatient Unit. We have the only Hospice Inpatient Unit in the West Chester area. We are in a designated building, in close proximity but separate from Chester County Hospital.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Lower Bucks CountyLanghorne, PA 19047

(40.1769,-74.912)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment will vary based on the patient's needs, however, our volunteers generally commitment to 2 -3 hours per week.
  • Volunteers must complete our hospice training program. We are seeking dependable individuals to support patients and their families.

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