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ORGANIZATION: Bristol Hospice of Colorado Springs

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Bristol Hospice understands that Veterans have special needs. We have such a large community of Veterans and wish to provide the best for our veteran patients. Our We Honor Veterans program matches our active duty, retired or previous service veteran volunteers with the veteran patients who are interested in companionship from another veteran. We are looking for Veterans who want to make an extraordinary difference in the lives of those facing terminal and end-of-life illnesses.

Our volunteers meet with the patient for up to one hour per week providing companionship and/or caregiver relief. These weekly visits take place at their place of residence in a home or facility. We also provide We Honor Veterans Pining Ceremonies and other honoring activities.

In May we had a surprise CO State Licensure Survey and passed with 0 deficiencies - basically an A+!!

Volunteers serve the patient and their family under the guidance of the Volunteer Coordinator. We provide all PPE and Covid precaution training in addition to our general hospice orientation/training.

Call 719-434-1773 for a quick introduction.

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About Bristol Hospice of Colorado Springs

Location:

7660 Goddard Street, Suite 100, Colorado Springs, CO 80920, US

Mission Statement

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 an quality of care.

Description

Bristol Hospice is a hospice agency that allows patients to spend precious time with loved ones in the comfort of their own place of residence. Hospice care aims to provide physical, mental and emotional comfort and support to the patient and their family. We put the heart in hospice, and volunteers are a major part of the team.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Colorado Springs, CO 80920

(38.9583,-104.78127)
 

SKILLS

  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Public Speaking
  • Veteran Care
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible 4 hours a month for a 1 year commitment.
  • Background, TB test and Drug Screening (not THC). We pay for all tests.

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