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Lindenwood Hospice
Lindenwood Hospice & Palliative Care

Volunteers at Lindenwood help provide compassionate care and support alongside our hospice team. Volunteer tasks may include administrative duties as well as direct care and virtual support opportunities. The following are examples of just some of the ways volunteers can be involved. Direct care tasks: *Providing respite to family members by sitting with patients so they can take care of daily tasks (respite is limited to 1 hour per visit)
*Personal visits can include reading, praying, or talking with patients or family members to provide companionship and a comforting presence *Assisting family members with light housework or running errands Administrative tasks: *Creating welcome packets for families
*Writing notes of encouragement to caregiving staff and family members *Bereavement support volunteers reach out to family members through phone calls and handwritten cards *Volunteers with musical abilities may also be encouraged to share their talents
Volunteers are vital to the caring work of hospice. They provide a level of personal connection and support that allows the hospice team to best serve our patients and families with compassionate care. Due to COVID-19, all of our volunteer opportunities have become more flexible and adjusted for patient and volunteer safety. If you are interested in learning more, please contact us!

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About Lindenwood Hospice & Palliative Care

Location:

2026 E Tyler, HARLINGEN, TX 78550, US

Mission Statement

At Lindenwood Hospice and Palliative Care our goal is to help patients and their family navigate the difficulties of life limiting illness. We encourage independence and promote dignity as we work through end-of-life decisions and legacy planning and we strive to relieve the individual’s suffering, whether physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual.

Description

Volunteers at Lindenwood help provide compassionate care and support alongside our hospice team. Volunteer tasks may include administrative duties as well as direct care and virtual support opportunities. The following are examples of just some of the ways volunteers can be involved.
Administrative tasks:
*Creating welcome packets for families
*Writing notes of encouragement to caregiving staff and family members
*Bereavement support volunteers reach out to family members through phone calls and hand written cards

Direct care tasks:
*Providing respite to family members by sitting with patients so they can take care of daily tasks (respite is limited to 1 hour per visit)
*Assisting family members with light housework or running errands

Virtual support tasks:
*Phone or video calls to read, pray or talk with patients provides companionship and comforting presence
*Volunteers with musical abilities may also be encouraged to share their talents with patients through video or phone calls

Volunteers are vital to the caring work of hospice. They provide a level of personal connection and support that allows the hospice team to best serve our patients and families with compassionate care. Due to COVID-19, all of our volunteer opportunities have become more flexible and adjusted for patient and volunteer safety. If you are interested in learning more, please contact us!

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations McAllen, TX 78501

(26.21884,-98.23224)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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