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AccentCare Home Health & Hospice
AccentCare Home Health & Hospice

Use what you have learned in the hospice training to help improve the quality of life for our hospice patients. Utilize free time to be compassionate and genuine in order to reduce terminally ill patients' loneliness and isolation. Please help us keep our patients happy and comfortable as they reach the end of their life due to a variety of health conditions including cancer, Alzheimer’s, etc. This is a great opportunity for unpaid Internships for college students.

How can you benefit by being a volunteer?

  • Build your resume, Volunteer experience shows proof of motivation, commitment, initiative, dependability, and flexibility.
  • Develop interpersonal skills.
  • Increase meaning and purpose in your life.
  • Experience significant opportunities of growth and personal development.

Responsibilities of Companion (Direct) Volunteer:

  • Attend to patients' social needs by decreasing their isolation.
  • Contribute to our patients' quality of life.
  • Commitment of 2-4 hours minimum per week to visit with patients
  • Communication with Hospice team.
  • Maintain patients' confidentiality.
  • Travel and visit patients near you.
  • Read to them, play music, conduct life reviews, memory building, provide companionship.

We offer you:

  • Free TB skin testing
  • Free drug screening
  • Free background check
  • Annual Dementia Training
  • Flexible patient assignments & schedule
  • Free Hospice orientation and ongoing education in-services
  • Receive Internship credit (if applicable - unpaid)

Portuguese and other languages speaking are a plus!!

If you have experienced a recent loss, we require one year of self-care before volunteering

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About AccentCare Hospice

Location:

30 Perwal St, Westwood, MA 02090, US

Mission Statement

At AccentCare Home Health & Hospice, we are committed to providing quality health care in the comfort of your own home as everyone likes to be at home. Recovering in your home can promote a faster recovery and improves the quality of life for both patients and caregivers. Our services range from home health care to hospice care as well as private care services. Our specially-trained clinicians are thoroughly screened and receive continuing education to uphold the valued expertise in their fields. Along with providing high quality, state-of-the-art health care services to our patients, we truly care about our patients and their families. This all-encompassing compassion is felt in everything we do.

Description

At AccentCare Home Health & Hospice, we are committed to providing quality health care in the comfort of your own home as everyone likes to be at home. Recovering in your home can promote a faster recovery and improves the quality of life for both patients and caregivers.

Our services range from home health care to hospice care as well as private care services. Our specially-trained clinicians are thoroughly screened and receive continuing education to uphold the valued expertise in their fields.

Along with providing high quality, state-of-the-art health care services to our patients, we truly care about our patients and their families. This all-encompassing compassion is felt in everything we do.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Canton, MA 02021

(42.1842,-71.13297)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per week, flexible schedule
  • Hospice orientation, background check, drug screening, 2 step TB skin test, all provide at no cost to the volunteer.

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