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Improving the Hospital Experience for Older Adults with the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP)

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Hospital Elder Life Program

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The Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) is looking for reliable and caring volunteers!

HELP is an international patient care program that focuses on preventing physical and cognitive decline in hospitalized individuals aged 70 and older. The program’s low tech, high touch evidence-based interventions are delivered by well-trained volunteers. For additional information on qualifications and responsibilities of volunteers, please go to https://healthcare.utah.edu/volunteer/opportunities/hospital-elder-life-program.php.

Please note we have a minimum time commitment of one four-hour shift per week for one year, or 150 hours of volunteer service with the program is required.

To start the process, please send a statement of interest and resume to christine.lee@hsc.utah.edu.

3 Shifts

  • 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
    One shift per week, Monday-Friday.
  • 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    One shift per week, Monday-Friday.
  • 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM
    One shift per week, Monday-Friday.
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Hospital Elder Life Program

Location:

50 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, US

Mission Statement

Improving the Hospital Experience for Older Adults

Description

The American Geriatrics CoCare: HELP (Hospital Elder Life Program) is a structured international program of care for hospitalized older patients designed to PREVENT delirium and functional decline throughout hospitalization. HELP goals are to maintain physical and cognitive functioning by utilizing daily interventions administered by volunteers.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

50 Medical Drive NorthSalt Lake City, UT 84132

(40.77169,-111.83674)
 

SKILLS

  • Healthcare
  • People Skills
  • Music Therapy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 150 hours or one four shift per week for a year.
  • https://healthcare.utah.edu/volunteer/requirements.php

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