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Brookdale Hospice Colorado Springs

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

Make a Positive Difference in our Community: Visit Hospice Patients & Their Families!

Brookdale Hospice "Touching Lives. Making a Difference."

Brookdale Hospice provides an individualized program of physical, emotional, and practical care for the patient, with emphasis on pain control and symptom management. Hospice care represents a full spectrum of care designed to respect the dignity of an individual facing a terminal illness. Our program is a reflection of our spirit of caring. We emphasize comfort, dignity and respect. We believe that centering our focus on both the patient and the family enables us to provide the best care.

As a Hospice Volunteer you are specially trained to support the patient and family in a variety of ways: companion visits for patient and family, spiritual support Volunteer, Vigil Volunteer (sitting with someone who is actively dying), helping provide clerical office support, bereavement visits / support calls, and participating in special projects.

To utilize your caring heart and be a part of the Brookdale Hospice Team, please contact us now! For more information please call Cesslie Joy Pharr, Volunteer Coordinator at 719-268-2582.

Serious interested parties only, please. **Must be able to pass a drug screen, background check, TB test, successfully complete orientation. Visiting patients requires wearing full PPE (face shield, N95, gown, gloves, goggles / glasses), weekly covid testing at our hospice office and health assessment screening before and after each visit.**

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About Brookdale Hospice Colorado Springs

Location:

Multiple locations throughout Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO 80906, US

Mission Statement

Enriching the lives of those we serve with compassion, respect, excellence and integrity. Our hospice volunteers make a tremendous positive difference in the lives of hospice patients in the Colorado Springs area. Specifically trained to support the hospice patient and family in a variety of ways, our hospice volunteers provide compassionate companionship to those facing a terminal illness.

Description

At Brookdale Hospice we take ownership and pride in everything we do. We put the patient first, and recognize that good people make the difference. Our Hospice Volunteers provide compassionate companionship in a variety of ways to hospice patients throughout the Colorado Springs area. Self-paced training and flexible scheduling. For Patient Safety: must pass a background check, drug screen, 2-step TB test, possess a valid driver's license and proof of insurance.

Community
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Colorado Springs areaColorado Springs, CO 80906

(38.7665,-104.88049)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible-- we'll work with your schedule. Usually one to two hours a week (up to four-- depending on your time commitment)
  • heart for hospice, compassion, active listening, elder care, love for others

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