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Seeking Certified Pet Therapy Volunteers!
ORGANIZATION: Bristol Hospice
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5 people are interested
Its so easy to get started!
Reach out to us through our online portal: https://www.bristolhospice-volunteer.com/
Be sure to note the location as: COACHELLA VALLEY and we will be in touch shortly!
Do you have a Certified Pet Therapy animal? If so, we are looking for you! The evidence of the human-animal bond has become increasingly evident through the benefits of Pet Therapy. Bonding and connecting with these special animal can positively enhance the mental, social and physical state of patients as they approach end-of-life. As a Pet Therapy hospice volunteer we have opportunities in various capacities that you can become involved with:
- Patients in facilities
- Patients in their homes
- Outdoor visits
- Visiting with Veterans
All necessary precautions are taken for COVID-19 to keep our Volunteers, Pets and Patients safe.
Bristol Hospice provides hospice services to meet the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of our patients and their families/caregivers. We are graciously committed to our mission that all patients and families entrusted to our care will b e treated with the highest level of compassion, respect, and quality of care.
About Bristol Hospice
6296 River Crest Drive. Ste. L, Riverside, CA 92507, US
Bristol Hospice is graciously committed to our mission that all patients and families entrusted to our care will be treated with the highest level of compassion, respect, and quality of care.
Our Bristol Hospice programs provide hospice services to meet the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of our patients and their families/caregivers. An interdisciplinary group of professionals and volunteers develops an individualized plan of care which includes, as appropriate, the following services: nursing, physicians, home health aides, counseling, spiritual support, therapy, dietary, volunteers, durable medical equipment, supplies, and bereavement services.
Specialty Programs: Guided by these values and research, Bristol Hospice is honored to be an innovator; utilizing non-pharmacological methods of comfort and going above & beyond what is expected by hospice care standards, through our specialty care programs. These Bristol programs, such as "Sweet Dreams" and "Bright Moments" are especially helpful to those struggling with the effects of Alzheimer’s or dementia. Through these programs, we hope to give "Light to Life" for each patient at their end-of-life. In so doing, we have the honor to provide additional methods of care, comfort and support for the patient, their families, caregivers and loved ones.
Multiple locations Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
April 26, 2022
- Mental Health
- Animal Therapy
- Bereavement Support
- Hospice Care
- Veteran Care
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- We will work with your schedule!
- Training Program required. Background, TB & Drug Screening required (appointments provided by Bristol Hospice). Your pet must be a certified therapy animal that has completed therapy animal training. Proof of certification is required.