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Brookdale Hospice Colorado Springs

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Make a positive difference in the life of an actively dying hospice patient. Vigil Volunteers receive special training at Brookdale Hospice to become part of the patient's holistic hospice team-- Doctor, RN, Chaplain, Social Worker and you! As a Vigil Volunteer, you provide comfort and a peaceful presence when the patient's death is imminent.
Brookdale Hospice provides an individualized program of physical, emotional, and practical care for the patient, with emphasis on pain control and symptom management. 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.
You must pass a background check, drug screen, TB test, and complete orientation. Weekly covid testing is also required, and wearing full PPE is required when visiting patients.
Call or email CJ Pharr, Volunteer Coordinator at Brookdale Hospice to get started on this incredible journey. 719-268-2582 or cpharr@brookdale.com

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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.

Faith-Based
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Colorado Springs areaColorado Springs, CO 80903

(38.84134,-104.81628)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Vigil volunteers commit to sit with an actively dying patient for an hour or longer (up to four hours), depending on availability.
  • heart for hospice, sitting with actively dying person, active listening, sitting / standing, compassion, creating a safe or sacred space for a dying person

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