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Choice Hospice Care

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Choice Hospice Care would like to hear from anyone who is interested in visiting with individuals who are receiving hospice care. It would be beneficial is you have an interest in dementia and have a level of comfort supporting and communicating with individuals who have limited communication and understanding.

We are seeking a male or female volunteer to visit once a week to provide companionship.

Our volunteers receive an orientation and training and become part of the hospice multidisciplinary team. Continued support and supervision is provided.

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About Choice Hospice Care

Location:

9003 Reseda Blvd, Northridge, CA 91324, US

Mission Statement

Choice Hospice Care is certificated by Medicare and accredited by The Joint Commission to provide end-of-life care to individuals with a life limiting disease who are in the last six months of their life. Comfort care and support is delivered by our compassionate and caring health care professionals and volunteers in the patient's home or care facility. Our mission is to provide the best care, tailored for the patient's and family's individual situation with dignity, compassion, and tenderness. This mission involves holistic care of needs: physical, pain management, emotional, and spiritual.

Description

Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice team, filling roles that range from visiting with patients to provide compassionate care and support, to assisting with clerical work in the office. We are currently developing a range of services that compliment the hospice program such as Pet Therapy, an Essential Oils Program and the We Honor Vets Program. We are also in the process of growing our core group of patient volunteers to ensure that we can meet the needs of our patients and their families.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Assisted Living Care FacilityThousand Oaks, CA 91320

(34.18107,-118.94704)
 

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Music Therapy
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Hospice volunteer visit with a patient once a week for approx. one hour. Ideally interested individuals should commit to one year of availability.
  • Good communication skills, compassionate and understanding individual with an interest in supporting individuals with dementia.

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