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Parkview Hospice

Hospice Volunteers may visit patients, provide temporary relief, and support grieving caregivers. Patients may be visited at their home, a facility, or the Supportive Care Unit at Randallia hospital. Tasks may include running errands, talking, reading, listening and providing emotional support to the hospice patient and family. Volunteers with special interests may record videos of patients sharing their life stories, entertain a patient by playing a musical instrument, do yard work, wash cars, do light house cleaning, put up holiday decorations or have a license or certificate to provide special care to patients. Vigil Volunteers visit patients that are nearing death. Our Vet to Vet program assigns volunteers who are veterans to visit patients that are Veterans. Volunteers certified in pet therapy may visit with their animals.

For those volunteers that may not want to directly visit patients, but still would like that sense of connection, we offer volunteer phone calls to patients, as well as letter writing for companionship and encouragement.

Volunteers also perform a wide variety of office and support functions such as answering phones, typing, assembling mailings, filing, assisting with fund raising and public relations projects.

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About Parkview Hospice

Location:

1900 Carew St, Suite 6, Fort Wayne, IN 46805, US

Mission Statement

Parkview Health will provide quality health services to all who entrust their care to us, and we will work to improve the health of our communities.

Description

Parkview Home Health & Hospice provides professional health care in the privacy of homes and in many area long-term care facilities. As a service of Parkview Health, we are a not-for-profit agency providing services to meet our patient and caregivers special needs. We are also licensed by the state of Indiana, accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, and certified by Medicare and Medicaid, with locations in Columbia City, Fort Wayne, Huntington and Kendallville, serving northeastern Indiana.

Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Auburn, IN 46706

(41.36699,-85.05886)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Animal Therapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteer opportunities are flexible and we work with your schedule.

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