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South Lyon Hospice Patient Needs Help: Volunteer!

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ORGANIZATION: ProMedica Hospice

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A hospice patient in South Lyon, Michigan, needs visitors--like you! Be the person who makes all the difference to her and her family. Volunteer with ProMedica Hospice.

Volunteers must be at least 18-years-old to visit patients. ProMedica requires all volunteers to get the annual flu shot and provides it for free. ProMedica also requires all volunteers to have the COVID vaccination. Every volunteer, while visiting patients, must wear the surgical mask ProMedica provides. Volunteers must complete two TB skin tests (available for free in the ProMedica Ann Arbor office) and a fingerprint background check (all paid for by ProMedica). We provide extensive training to ensure volunteers are fully prepared for their work.

Learn more by calling 734-973-1145 or visiting https://www.promedicahospice.org/find-an-agency/heartland-hospice-services-of-ann-arbor/?contentIdString=14460&contentNameString=Volunteering

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About ProMedica Hospice

Location:

1390 Eisenhower Place, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, US

Mission Statement

ProMedica Hospice provides quality care to patients with a limited life expectancy, as well as support to their families and caregivers. Formerly known as Heartland Hospice, ProMedica Hospice is a nonprofit organization. We enhance the quality of life of those we serve through palliative and specialized supportive care designed to meet the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of the patients and caregivers. Hospice care is provided by using an interdisciplinary approach in delivering care to patients--either in their own homes or extended care facilities--while working cooperatively with other health care providers and other community resources. ProMedica Hospice strives to provide care to all who are eligible and need hospice care irrespective of ability to pay.

Description

ProMedica Hospice serves patients in Washtenaw, Livingston, Wayne, Oakland, Jackson and Ingham Counties in Michigan. ProMedica is a non-profit organization.

Hospice supports, cares for and comforts patients in the final stages of life, as well helping as their families. ProMedica serves patients wherever they call home, whether it is a private home or a nursing home or another facility. Hospice includes palliative care by nurses, as well as counseling for patient and family, and pastoral or spiritual support.

Hospice volunteers help patients and families by providing companionship, respite care and emotional or spiritual support, depending on the patient's needs.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

Sat Oct 01, 2022 - Wed Nov 30, 2022

WHERE

South Lyon, MISouth LyonSouth Lyon, MI 48178

(42.46059,-83.6516)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • It's flexible-- we'll work with you and your schedule!
  • Two TB skin tests and a current flu shot (available for free from ProMedica); COVID vaccination

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