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ORGANIZATION: Elara Caring Hospice - Fort Wayne

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Elara Caring, one of the nation's largest providers of home-based care, is looking for compassionate volunteers willing to donate their time to provide exceptional end-of-life care to local hospice patients and their families .

Volunteers are needed to visit with patients and engage them in activities such as playing music, singing, working on a craft project, sharing a special memory or simply providing companionship through listening, talking or holding a hand. Volunteers can sometimes provide respite car, allowing family members to take a much-needed break.

Hours are very flexible, weekdays, evenings or weekends. Typically, we ask that you visit your assigned patient 1-2 hours per week if possible.

For more information, contact Patti at 574-377-4063, or pfortier@elara.com.

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About Elara Caring Hospice - Fort Wayne

Location:

Inverness Way, Fort Wayne, IN 46804, US

Mission Statement

We care where you are.

Description

Elara Caring is one of the nation’s largest providers of home-based care, with a footprint in the Northeast, Midwest and South. Elara brings together three award-winning organizations - Great Lakes Caring, National Home Health Care, and Jordan Health Services - into one transformational company, which provides the highest-quality comprehensive care continuum of personal care, skilled home health, hospice care and behavioral health.

Elara Caring leads patients through the post-acute care journey by providing the appropriate level of care, delivered wherever our patients call home. The company’s intimate understanding of its patients’ needs allows it to apply proprietary platforms to deliver proactive, customized care that improves quality of life and keeps patients in their homes.

The company, comprised of 35,000 caregivers serving over 60,000 patients and their families daily, in 225 locations across 16 states, is focused on providing patients with the right care, at the right time, in the right place.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Columbia City, IN 46725

(41.15727,-85.48831)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Music Arts
  • Drawing
  • Music Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 - 4 hours per month, minimum
  • must have own transportation

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