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Bella Care Hospice - Akron/Cleveland

Bella Care Hospice

Are you a Reiki or Therapeutic Touch practitioner looking for an opportunity to give back your time and make a difference in the lives of others? Consider joining our team as a volunteer to help us bring comfort to those who are at the end of life!

Bella Care Hospice provides compassionate and holistic care to our patients to help alleviate pain and increase the quality of life for their final days. We seek to bring our patients peace and dignity through health, social, emotional, and spiritual support. As a volunteer you can play a key part in our service by providing companionship and forming valuable relationships, and by being a non-anxious presence with those who are less socially responsive. We are specifically looking for volunteers who have been trained to provide healing touch. Many of our patients have become less aware of their physical and social surroundings, light touch can be a valuable way to make a connection and help them feel comforted.

Would you help us with your techniques to bring relaxation, anxiety and pain relief, and harmony to our hospice patients? Anyone with a compassionate desire to sit with the dying can join our team as a companion volunteer; in order to practice healing touch you must have proof of training and a certificate/licensure in Reiki, Therapeutic Touch, or similar practice.

All volunteers must pass background checks, TB testing, and go through our hospice orientation program. Bella Care provides all this at no cost to you and we will work with your scheduling needs for training as well as volunteering. We want to make sure you are supported and set up for success to be a hospice volunteer!

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About Bella Care Hospice - Akron/Cleveland

Location:

5000 Rockside Rd. #150, Independence, OH 44131, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Bella Care Hospice is to affirm and celebrate the significance of human life and recognize dying as a natural process. We carry out this mission by providing superior health, social, emotional and spiritual services to enhance the quality of life with peace and dignity for patients and support for families.

Description

Volunteers are valued members of the Bella Care Hospice team. You can make a difference in the lives our patients and their families while adding meaning to your own life.

Visit patients in skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and inpatient hospice homes. Volunteers donate 4-12 hours a month visiting patients. Volunteers can do a variety of activities with patients such as reading, listening, hand holding, praying, painting their fingernails, doing crafts, singing, brushing their hair, pet therapy, massage therapy and more!

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Hudson, OH 44236

(41.25275,-81.43889)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Massage Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We are looking for an initial 6 month-year commitment for at least a couple hours per month or more

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