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Patient Companionship and Socialization (Overland Park)

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Ascend Hospice

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 2 people are interested
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Come and be the face of compassion by sharing the gift of time and interaction. We have a very sweet female patient who is in need of someone to visit who would provide a calm presence and verbally interact.

With only 1-2 hours a week or even a month you are changing the lives of others.



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About Ascend Hospice

Location:

4550 W. 109th St., Suite 210, Overland Park, KS 66211, US

Mission Statement

Ascend Hospice is dedicated to providing innovative, quality care and wellness to our communities to help them live better lives. By being a hospice volunteer, you can take great pride in knowing you’ve made a positive impact in someone’s life and in your community. From our teen volunteer program to comforting families during the final hours, Ascend Hospice offers opportunities for individuals ranging in age from teens to senior citizens.

Description

Ascend Hospice, formerly Care Alternatives, is committed to providing extremely exceptional care and services with integrity and compassion. Founded in 1995, Ascend Hospice is a nondenominational, multicultural hospice and palliative care provider built on the belief that hospice services should reflect the life we live - one lived fully and with dignity. With offices in New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Missouri, California and Virginia, the company currently provides care for approximately 850 patients in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, hospitals and private homes. Dedicated to a holistic approach, Ascend Hospice’s expert interdisciplinary teams provide state-of-the art hospice care, including pain control and symptom management through holistic and traditional therapies, as well as emotional support for patients and families.

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

12500 West 137th StreetOverland Park, KS 66221

(38.88262,-94.73131)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Just a few hours a month!
  • Background check, Medical paperwork, and Volunteer Training...all provided by Ascend Hospice. Also, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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