Use Your Singing or Instrument Talents - Hospice Companion and Respite Caregiver
Are you interested in singing or playing the piano, guitar, violin, or other instruments to our patients?
If so, please let me know! I am looking to recruit volunteers who can give an hour or two a week to brighten up someone’s day with music. You would be playing and singing in nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
Come join the Encompass Hospice Volunteer TEAM!
Be a part of our special team of Encompass Hospice Volunteers. We care for our patients in the place they call home -- a private residence, skilled nursing facility, assisted living facility, or other inpatient setting. Just a few hours a week can make a lasting impact on the lives of others.
Direct Patient Care - Sitting with patients, , playing music, singing, reading, working puzzles, watching tv/movies and sharing life stories. This may also include Caregiver Respite where you will visit with the patient while the caregiver runs errands, takes time for themselves or goes to appointments.
Must be able to pass a drug screen, background check, and be at least 17 years old.
If you are interested in this wonderful volunteer opportunity, please email Susan Tomlin at Susan.Tomlin@encompasshealth.com
At Encompass Health, we believe hospice is not a place, but rather a philosophy of care. Our goal is to bring dignity and comfort home by offering compassionate care to patients and their families during the final stages of life.
Encompass Health is looking for a [specify what type of volunteer] to provide [specify services] 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.
A few ways you can help as a hospice volunteer is by running errands for patients and families, playing games or reading with patients, walking and caring for family pets, or even creating a photo album of the patient and their family.
Serving the following areas:
Texas cities - Burleson, Granbury, Cleburne, Godley, Joshua, Crowley, Mansfield, Arlington, and Alvarado.
For more information, please contact:
Susan Tomlin - Bereavement and Volunteer Coordinator
Burleson Hospices Services
111 NW Newton, Suite A
Burleson, Texas 76028
About Encompass Health - Hospice
450 Century Parkway, Suite 140, Allen, TX 75013, US
Our compassionate end-of-life care is provided in the patient’s home, whether that is a home address, nursing home, assisted living community, independent living community or other location. It focuses on the physical, spiritual and emotional needs of both the individual patient and our patients’ loved ones: caregivers, spouses, children, extended family and friends.
Encompass Health - Hospice of Fort Worth, Dallas, Burleson and Allen are looking for kind individuals to help ease burdens of families going through difficult times.
111 NW Newton DriveBurleson, TX 76028
November 22, 2021
- Music Arts
- Brass Instrument
- Keyboard Instrument
- Music Therapy
- String Instrument
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 17
- Orientation or Training
- Two hours a week or every other week. Must pass a Background Check and TB Test. Company will pay for tests.
- You can use the facilities' piano. Otherwise, please provide your own instrument.