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Compassus Hospice

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We are seeking canine friends and their owners to share their companionship with our hospice patients. Pet therapy is a proven smile-maker! We love to see the joy on our patients faces when they see a four-legged friend prance down the hall into their room for a visit. Pets help patients shed anxiety, fear, and loneliness. Pets can increase socialization, even for the most stubbornly isolated patient, or decrease feelings of depression. Many patients are isolated because of Covid restrictions, and the joy of a pet therapy visit brings warmth unparalleled. You know how great your dog makes you feel - share that joy with others too!

If you are interested in sharing smiles, please contact us now!

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About Compassus Hospice

Location:

2 Campus Blvd-Main Office, Suite 2, Newtown Square, PA 19073, US

Mission Statement

To meet the needs of patients and families. We will preserve the dignity of death for our patients and families so that no one will ever die in pain or alone. To provide for the physical, social and spiritual needs of our patients and their families. Our service area includes Delaware, and Chester Counties.

Description

Provides hospice and palliative care for patients with end-stage disease.

We provide nursing care, spiritual care, social services, home health aides and bereavement services to hospice patients and their families.

Animals
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations in Chester CountyCoatesville, HoneybrookeHoney Brook, PA 19344

(40.09426,-75.91133)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 mos to 1 year commitment. Volunteer 1 hour per week.
  • Animal must be certified as a therapy animal by a pet therapy organization.

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