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McLaren Homecare Group Hospice

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McLaren Hospice is looking for dedicated individuals who would like to make a difference in the lives of patients that are being faced with advanced illness. Training is provided and no medical knowledge is necessary.

We are seeking volunteers who have experience with dogs and/or cats, perhaps with a rescue or similar organization. Volunteers would be asked to help with the care of hospice patient's pets.

Services may include:

  • dog walking
  • pet waste cleanup
  • playing fetch
  • transporting pet to the vet office
  • assist with re-homing after pet parent passes away

McLaren Hospice is an end of life program that provides care and comfort to a patient and their family, including the four legged members. Our goal is to assist patients to keep their pet by their side as long as they desire.

Please contact Suzanne Maurer for more information at Suzanne.Maurer@mclaren.org or (517) 975-9915.

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About McLaren Homecare Group Hospice

Location:

2815 S. Pennsylvania Ave Suite 4, Lansing, MI 48910, US

Mission Statement

Vision Statement: McLaren Hospice focuses on quality of life by supporting our patient's personal choices and experiences, controlling pain and discomfort, and always helping to maintain dignity. Mission Statement: McLaren Hospice is specialized care and knowledge for those nearing the end of their health care journey. Our focus is on the individual patient, while supporting caregivers, family and friends. McLaren Visiting Nurse and Hospice offers hope, comforting treatment, and help in guiding health care decisions that are very important to our patients and their loved ones.

Description

The McLaren Hospice Program is a special kind of care designed to provide support and comfort for people in the final phase of a terminal illness. Our hospice team provides services to meet the physical, spiritual, psychological, social and emotional needs of each patient and their family. We strive to enable patient's to carry on a pain free life and to manage other symptoms so that the last days with family and friends may be spent with as much dignity and quality of life as possible.

Animals
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Greater Lansing Area and Surrounding CommunitiesLansing, MI 48910

(42.70431,-84.53271)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A typical volunteer devotes 1-3 hours a week. There may be some opportunities for additional service or more limited assistance.

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