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Encompass Health Hospice

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To provide comfort and happiness through pet therapy visits. Due to Covid 19 we are only providing outside or porch visits. Many patient's love animals and instantly feel better when an animal visits. Most pet therapy volunteers are dogs and each owner must attend obedience training and be certified to visit patient's. All requirements can be shared during the initial volunteer interview. To see an Alzheimer patient cry with joy over a sweet dog visiting is beyond heartwarming and priceless. Eventually Covid 19 will be over and we hope the restrictions will be lifted in the near future. The hope is to have Pet Therapy Volunteers hospice and obedience class trained so they can visit as soon as the restrictions are lifted.

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About Encompass Health Hospice

Location:

404 4th Avenue SW, Cullman, AL 35055, US

Mission Statement

At Encompass Health Hospice, we believe hospice is not a place but rather a philosophy of care. Our goal is to bring dignity and comfort home by offering compassionate care to patient's and their families during the final stages of their life.

Description

Encompass Health Hospice is looking for Direct patient care and Administrative support volunteers to provide services to patients during their final stages of life. Volunteers provide non-medical services and respite time for caregivers and family members as well as clerical support for the administrative staff. As a hospice volunteer you will be given a choice as how much time you wish to donate and what type of services you would like to provide.

A few ways you can help as a hospice volunteer is by running errands for patients and families, playing games or reading with patients, walking and caring for family pets, or even creating a photo album of the patient and their family.

For more information, please contact:

Tanya Craven - Volunteer Coordinator
256.739.5557
tanya.craven@encompasshealth.com

Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

407 4th Avenue SWCullmanCullman, AL 35055

(34.17245,-86.8452)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • We're flexible! We appreciate all time donated but ask volunteers to commit to 4 hours per month.
  • All hospice training provided.

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