Volunteers Companionship Visits - Heartland Hospice Roundlake Beach IL
Heartland Hospice is seeking volunteers with a passion for bringing comfort and emotional support to patients facing end of life. Just being there for the patient and offering to read, play music, reading, playing a game or simply holding a hand or giving a hug enhances the quality of of patients lives. Being comfortable being with patients who are minimally or non verbal is a plus.
Hours are flexible and scheduled according to the patients needs. Training is provided. Minimum age requirement is 18 years old.
If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact Volunteer Coordinator
About Heartland Hospice
1110 W Lake Cook Road, Suite 100, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, US
Heartland Hospice provides specialized care that meets the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and loved ones facing the challenges of an advanced illness. The quality of life for those we serve is enhanced by encouraging personal choices, supporting meaningful experiences and preserving dignity. Every day, we enrich the lives of our patients and the people who love them by blending advanced medical care with a compassionate touch.
Heartland offers hospice services wherever a patient calls home, whether the care is provided in a home setting, assisted living facility or skilled nursing center. We are committed to caring for the mind, body and spirit. Our specially trained staff helps manage pain and symptoms, thereby enabling patients to live their lives as fully as possible. In addition, our team members create a comforting environment and provide emotional support to families who need help coping with the loss of a loved one.
To serve as our guiding principles, we've created the Heartland Caring Promises: We promise to care for the mind, body and spirit. We promise to provide care that is comforting and compassionate. We promise to respect patient and family choices. We promise to unite with community partners in care. We promise to be accepting and supportive of patients wherever they are in life's journey.
The hospice volunteer offers support, companionship and assistance with non-medical tasks to help this special group of people. The hospice volunteer program ensures that patients spend their final days in dignity and comfort and provide the extra love and care our clients and their families need at this time in their life.