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Caring for your hospice neighbors near Palos Heights

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ORGANIZATION: APEX Hospice and Palliative Care

  • 7 people are interested
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You can make a profound difference in the quality of life for patients that are experiencing an end of life diagnosis.
If you are compassionate, are a great listener & you love people, this is the right place for you. You do not have to have any special experience but you do have to be willing to learn.

We will provide training and support and you will learn all about the hospice philosophy and how to care for people at end of life.

This is a BIG and worthy calling but surprisingly, it will not take too much of your time.
You can set your visit schedule with your volunteer coordinator and the patient care team. You can choose assignments near your home or your work.

If this sounds like something that you could be passionate about, we want to talk to you! Contact us today and we can help determine how best to use your time and your talents.

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About APEX Hospice and Palliative Care

Location:

510 Oakmont Lane, Westmont, IL 60559, US

Mission Statement

Our team of hospice experts is committed to providing excellent care that promotes dignity, respect, choice and voice to those patients and their families with a chronic or end of life illness.

Description

APEX Hospice and Palliative Care seeks to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and families who are facing a terminal illness. We focus on quality of life by providing comfort, company and active treatment of distressing symptoms, with the patient and their family as the focus of care.

Volunteers are an integral part of the Apex team and can find meaning, purpose and peace in supporting patients and loved ones during this time. Apex Hospice has successfully placed volunteers in roles that add to the quality of life of the patient and family while using the gifts of the volunteers. Learn more about volunteering as a patient companion, music companion, respite caregiver or errand runner .

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Health & Medicine, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Palos Park, IL 60464

(41.66726,-87.83033)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Bilingual
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Hours are flexible and based on program and personal availability
  • Background, TB Test, Physical, Drug Screen arranged and paid for by Apex Hospice. Covid Vaccine required.

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