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Hospice Companion

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UnityPoint at Home Hospice

  • 8 people are interested

Provide companionship to patients who have a shortened life expectancy. Read a devotional, reminisce, and/or provide a caring presence. Days and times are flexible. Patients live in and around the Ames area in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and private homes. Help patients live their last days to the fullest.

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About UnityPoint at Home Hospice


11333 Aurora Ave, Urbandale, IA 50322, US

Mission Statement

Hospice care at UnityPoint is a coordinated care approach between a medical director, physician, nurse and others who all work together to provide the right plan of care to improve the quality of life for the patient. The hospice team is supportive in every way necessary to honor the wishes of the patient. Hospice is not about giving up hope; it is about doing everything possible to live life to its full capacity.


UnityPoint Hospice volunteers are an integral part of the Hospice care team. Volunteers can provide direct and indirect patient support. Direct support includes: bedside companionship, respite care for the family, patient life review, supportive phone calls, letter writing to the patient, hand massage, listening to music, playing a musical instrument, pet therapy. Indirect support includes: running errands, greeting and screening visitors at Taylor House, administrative tasks, answering phones, etc. We work with each volunteer to help determine the right fit and area in which to help.

Crisis Support
Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


2521 University Blvd.Ames, IA 50010



  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Veteran Care
  • Social Work




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible! 1 - 4x month, one hour each visit
  • Empathy, Listening Skills, Honest, Caring

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