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Licensed Pet Therapy Volunteers Needed

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Hospice Compassus

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The Power of Hospice Pet Therapy:

Hospice Pet Therapy is so much more than a simple visit with an animal. Animals and their handlers have the unique ability to bring transformative joy and comfort to patients. Hospice pet therapy, using the longstanding bond between humans and animals, brings joy, humor, unconditional love and soothing companionship to those on the end of life journey.

Benefits of Hospice Pet Therapy:

- Aids in coping with terminal diagnosis, anxiety, depression, pain and loneliness
- Provides companionship and unconditional affection
- Provides tactile and sensory stimulation
- Helps reduce blood pressure and physical pain
- Introduces an activity that does not require verbal communication

* If the above opportunity interests you and your licensed therapy animal, please contact the Compassus Volunteer Coordinator at (517)-703-6734 or send an email with your interests to andrew.keller@compassus.com *

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About Hospice Compassus

Location:

801 S Waverly Rd, Lansing, MI 48917, US

Mission Statement

The Colleagues of Compassus are committed to keeping The Hospice Promise by delivering the highest quality of care, serving the needs of patients and families and spreading the stories of hospice to those with whom they come into contact.

Description

Compassus is a nationwide network of community-based hospice, palliative and home health care services. Our mission is to offer comfort and hope to patients and families facing serious illness. We support that mission with a commitment to three core values: Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence.

We are a Nashville, Tennessee-based company founded in 2006, but with roots in hospice reaching back to 1979. Today, we have more than 150 local programs in 35 states across the U.S. Our goals are to provide the highest quality care in every community in which we serve and to be both the provider and employer of choice.

Our Code of Ethical Conduct is based upon our shared core values of Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence, which guide our actions.
Animals
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

801 South Waverly RoadSuite 200Lansing, MI 48917

(42.72536,-84.60252)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • After training is completed, Volunteers determine how much time they can commit to hospice work. Whether it is as little as two hours a month of six hours a week, all efforts are appreciated and much needed.
  • ALL THERAPY PETS MUST BE LICENSED. (If you are unfamiliar with the process of obtaining a pet therapy license, but you are still interested, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at (517)-703-6734 for more information.

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