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Caris Healthcare

Veteran Volunteers can assist our veteran patients by providing an outlet and discussing events that can provide closure to our veteran patients and their families.

Caris Healthcare is committed to serving veterans by tailoring hospice services to the specific spiritual, physical and emotional needs. Our patients are terminally ill and veterans may have a unique needs at end of life.

Caris is part of the We Honor Veterans program which is specifically for veterans that are in hospice care. Our office has reached the 5 star level in providing for our veteran patients and veterans in our communities. The 5 star level is the highest level that can be achieved with the We Honor Veterans program. As you can see, we are committed to our veteran patients and veterans in our community.

Volunteering with us fits into your schedule. We work with you to ensure your donation of time is used to the fullest. By being a non-medical companion to a veteran, you will find that being a friend and listening is well worth your time.

Requirements:

  • Minimum age of 16
  • Drug and TB Screening
  • Virginia State Police Background Check
  • Abuse Registry Background Check
  • Proof of Driver's License and Car Insurance

All Screenings and background checks are at the expense of Caris.

There is a patient near you,at home, in a nursing facility or assisted living, waiting for you to be their friend! Call today!

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About Caris Healthcare

Location:

1701 Euclid Avenue, Suite H, Bristol, VA 24201, US

Mission Statement

Caris believes all patients and their family members deserve the best care and treatment throughout their time with us. Our nursing professionals, staff and volunteers are committed to excellence, while reflecting our core values of compassion, accountability, respect, integrity and service.

Description

Each Caris employee and volunteer is trained through The Better Way program. Through this program, they learn a set of promises that we will uphold with each patient during their time under our care.
Volunteer Opportunities are direct patient companionship, administrative/office work and special projects. We serve multiple counties in SW Va.

People with Disabilities
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

361 Falls Drive NWAbingdonAbingdon, VA 24201

(36.61591,-82.16592)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours a month

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