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Volunteers needed for our Hospice Patients in Deer Park

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ORGANIZATION: Enhabit Health & Hospice

  • 11 people are interested

Volunteers are needed to spend time with our hospice patients.

We at Encompass are looking for compassionate, patience, loving volunteers to spend time with our patients. They need and want someone to share their final days with and we want people with a nurturing nature to give them that most basic of needs, human contact. You would spend time with the patients talking, listening, playing games or anything the patient would want or possibly need.

Our offices are in the S. Houston and Woodlands area but we have patients all over the Greater Houston Area and Woodlands. The training would be done in our Houston office but the opportunity would be in the Deer Park Area.

Due to the nature of the patients’ conditions each volunteer will be required to go through required training to volunteer with our patients. The process to become a volunteer takes a little bit but the rewards of giving your time to these patients is beyond measurable. You can give these people a final dignity in their darkest hour. Thank you.

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About Enhabit Health & Hospice

Location:

12727 Featherwood Dr. Suite 200, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77034, US

Mission Statement

We are A Better Way to Care. For those interested in making a difference in end-of-life care for patients, our hospice volunteers are there to provide companionship and support to patients in their final months and weeks of life. Our hospice volunteers also provide non-medical services and respite time for caregivers and family members. As a hospice volunteer, you have options about how often you help and the activities you complete. While a variety of options exist, Enhabit volunteers provide many of the following:  Companionship and socialization  Run errands for patients and families  Walk or care for family pets  Play games and/or read, listen to music or watch tv with patients.  Help with light housekeeping  Create photo albums of patients and their families.  Write a journal or life story with patients as a gift to their families.  Help with general office and agency support  Sometimes all they want is someone to listen to their life stories

Description

Bring high quality personalized health care and hospice services into the most familiar, most comfortable environment - your home. Our Circle of Care uses real-time technology to link you, our staff and your physician. In collaboration, we'll help you recover from an illness, injury or surgery, manage a chronic medical condition, or cope with life transitions.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Deer Park Area StreetDeer Park, TX 77536

(29.67901,-95.11194)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Few hours a week minimum depends on how much time each volunteer has available for visiting our hospice patients.
  • TB Skin Test, Automobile Insurance. 8 Hours of Orientation in our South Houston office. CPR and immunizations including Flu Vaccine a plus.

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