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Legacy Hospice

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At Legacy Hospice, we are firm believers that our patients and their families come first to provide excellent care during this transitional period of time in life’s journey.

We are seeking Veterans or current Military members to visit with our Veterans who are on Hospice care. Our Veterans are at a variety of different levels of ability. Seeking a companion who may want to engage in sharing stories, reminiscing about their time in the service, providing a light activity or getting outside for fresh air.

Volunteering plays a vital role in the hospice program, we look to our volunteers to provide a variety of support services to our patients. We serve patient s all over Milwaukee, Waukesha, Jefferson, Dodge, Walworth, Racine, Kenosha county and surrounding areas.

Thank you for your consideration in the volunteer program with Legacy Hospice. We truly understand that time is valuable, and would like to further express how grateful we are for you to consider in making a difference in the lives of others through the volunteer role.

If you would like to volunteer to spend time with these very special individuals, please apply today!

Thank you,

Katie Kooi
Volunteer Coordinator

Legacy Hospice Cares

850 Elm Grove, WI 53122

262-330-7485

volunteercoordinator@legacyhospicecares.com

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About Legacy Hospice

Location:

850 Elm Grove Rd, Suite 21, Elm Grove, WI 53122, US

Mission Statement

We support our patients through their journey. We hold their hand and provide exceptional care along the way. We give each patient the love and compassion we would give our own family member and loved one.

Description

The company was started after we put our heads together and realized we had to find a better way to provide Hospice care. One of our biggest frustrations is the "corporate environment", in which hospice companies take care of patients. Everyone started to become a "cookie cutter" type of patient, whose care did not get the individual treatment and unique management that we believed was required to achieve the best care possible. At Legacy Hospice we recognize the unique legacy that each individual person has and how it is so intertwined with who that person is and who their families are. We never take this information for granted and we labor to position ourselves as an integral part of the patient’s family that gives support and insight to the true essence of who the patient is and how he or she wants to journey towards the end of life. We at Legacy Hospice ask ourselves daily, just how we would take care of our own family, and make sure we translate this idealism to our entire staff and support a culture of true care and compassion that would stand against the rigors of healthcare services today.

People with Disabilities
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

850 Elm Grove RoadElm Grove, WI 53122

(43.04003,-88.07884)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Music Arts
  • Animal Therapy
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible Upon Volunteer Availability

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