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ORGANIZATION: The Medical Team Hospice

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The Medical Team Hospice is seeking friendly and compassionate individuals to provide companionship and interaction with our patients, and respite for their caregivers and families. Our volunteers are indispensable key members of the Hospice care team. They share their time, talents and interests by providing comfort and support to our patients and their families during the critical time. The Medical Team Hospice provides comprehensive training and orientation to support you in the challenges of working with Hospice patients. If you can give 1-3 hours per week, please join out team!!!!

The role of a volunteer would be to spend quality time with our patients engaging them in conversation and/or activities. A volunteer and patient may do activities together such as: play cards, read books, watch TV/movies, listen to music, go for walks, shopping, paint nails, beauty care, games, arts/crafts and other numerous leisure activities. Our patients enjoy music therapy, art, and pet therapy if available. Also, there are opportunities to help with the facilities' activities/events. Volunteers do not attend to personal care so no skills in this area is needed.

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About The Medical Team Hospice

Location:

17197 N. Laurel Park Drive, Suite 521, Livonia, MI 48152, US

Mission Statement

The Medical Team Hospice serves patients at the end of life. We have a team approach to care for the needs of the patient in order to have them be comfortable, at peace, and without pain.

Description

The Medical Team Hospice serves patients at the end of life where they reside. An interdisciplinary approach is taken to help them be comfortable.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Kalamazoo, MI 49009

(42.2764,-85.6886)
 

SKILLS

  • Painting
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • an average of 1-3 hours a week that are flexible and can be done based on the patients and your schedules.
  • Background check, finger printing, TB Test, and Reliable Transportation.

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