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Veteran Volunteers Needed for Patient Visits & Honor visits

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ORGANIZATION: Hosparus Health

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Are you a Veteran? Veteran volunteers can assist Hosparus Health patients by visiting with patients and providing practical and emotional support to patients and families when they need it most. As a Veteran volunteer, you may provide the last opportunity for Veterans to feel that their service was not in vain and that they are appreciated. Veteran Volunteers get to engage, honor, and recognize the Veterans we serve. Also, as a Veteran, you may have been through similar situations, providing a way to relate and discuss events that may be very beneficial to those at end of life.
Veteran volunteers for Hosparus Health perform a Veteran Recognition ceremony with the patient and family by presenting them with a Veteran recognition certificate along with a token of appreciation such as a hat, pin, or care blanket.
Volunteers are needed in Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Hart, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Simpson, and Warren county. Volunteers may be willing to travel to multiple counties if comfortable doing so. All volunteers must have received the COVID-19 vaccine. Flu shots are required November 1 through March 31. Volunteers may visit patients in private residences, assisted living, and long term care facilities.

Applications may be completed at https://app.betterimpact.com/Application?OrganizationGuid=d2f60978-b6e7-49fa-abc4-436c93ff5669&ApplicationFormNumber=1.

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About Hosparus Health

Location:

3532 EPHRAIM MCDOWELL DR, LOUISVILLE, KY 40205, US

Mission Statement

Hosparus Health offers compassionate care for patients and families who choose to have the best quality of life possible until the end of life. We provide hospice and palliative care, wherever our patients call home. Our enhanced vision through this expansion is to be the pre-eminent provider of compassionate life care, offering specialized, person-centered care for anyone who is seriously ill.

Description

For 40 years, thousands of people living with serious and life-limiting illnesses in Kentucky and Indiana have relied on Hosparus Health to help them get the most out of each day. We provide compassionate palliative and hospice care wherever our patients call home. Our nationally recognized Care Teams offer medical care and pain management, individual and family counseling, personal care, companionship, spiritual care, and so much more.

Our services are available to patients of all ages. Through our Kourageous Kids, program, one of the first pediatric palliative and hospice program in the country, we care for seriously ill children and their families. And as a fully accredited nonprofit organization, our services are available to any patient who needs us, regardless of their ability to pay.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

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WHERE

Multiple locations Bowling Green, KY 42104

(36.88064,-86.47944)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Healthcare
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible hours! Volunteers usually spend 1-3 hours a week with their patients.
  • Driver's License and reliable transportation; 2-step TB Skin test; COVID vaccine; Flu shot (November 1- March 31)

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