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ORGANIZATION: Hartford Healthcare at Home

  • 7 people are interested

Seeking animal healers to visit individuals on hospice care & provide a unique, personalized experience.

Hospice volunteers are an important part of the Hospice multi-disciplinary care team. Volunteers are needed to provide friendly visits in homes, facilities, Or hospitals.

All human volunteers go through training, health screenings and background checks. The training classes will explore the history of Hospice, physical symptoms of death and dying, spirituality, grief & bereavement, and volunteer protocols.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a friendly visitor as a pet therapy certified team for patients on Hospice care! It’s a great way to add more meaning to your life.

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About Hartford Healthcare at Home

Location:

1 Northwestern Drive, Room 204, Bloomfield, CT 06002, US

Mission Statement

Integrity: We Do the Right Thing Caring: We Do the Kind Thing Excellence: We Do the Best Thing Safety: We Do the Safe Thing

Description

Our Volunteers are friendly visitors for our Hospice patient's at home and nursing facilities. Volunteer are needed to read to patients, provide a listening ear, play music, or provide Reiki. Volunteers visit in homes and nursing facilities based on thier individual schedule. Must pass a background check and drug test. Free training provided.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Community
Seniors
Animals, Community, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Glastonbury, CT 06033

(41.70564,-72.55598)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Therapy
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • After humans complete the initial requirements, we ask for 1-2 hours per week.
  • Comfort animals must be trained by a pet therapy certified organization.

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