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Hospice Volunteers Needed in Rio

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ORGANIZATION: Generations Hospice

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Are you kind, caring, compassionate, empathic, and a good listener? Then being a hospice volunteer is the perfect fit for you. Different services a volunteer may offer is respite sitting, vigil, reading/letter writing, friendly visits, companionate, emotional support, and family support. As a hospice volunteer you can make an ever lasting impact on our patient's and their families’ lives.

Hospice volunteer visits may include but are not limited to, playing games, painting nails, enjoying a leisurely stroll around the nursing home/assisted-living or engaging in a lively conversations. There are also times when hospice companions may simply sit quietly while holding one's hand, letting the patient know that he or she is not alone. This is a beautiful opportunity to form connections with others while making an ever lasting impact on one’s life.

Hospice volunteer hours are flexible and opportunities are scheduled around volunteer availability, location, and patient needs.

Hospice volunteer will receive training regarding the philosophy of hospice, the role of the volunteer and other staff members, as well as, helpful skills in caring for and communicating with hospice patients and their families.

Volunteer and patient safety are our top priority. We follow CDC guidelines & respect the Covid-19 protocols of our partner facilities. At this time, volunteers are asked to complete a self-screening checklist prior to visits, wear a mask during visits and, of course, adhere to standard precautions, such as frequent handwashing. Generations Hospice will provide the necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to ensure safe practices can be followed.

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About Generations Hospice

Location:

1028 South Main St, Suit C, Fond du Lac, WI 54935, US

Mission Statement

Generations Hospice mission is to consistently provide our Patients and their Families with compassionate, individualized, supportive care and comfort at the last phase of one’s life journey. Our Team of dedicated professionals is committed to treating you and your family as we would our own. Our Nurses, Aides, Social Workers, Chaplains, Volunteers, and other staff is here to compliment your current family team and collaborate in providing care, comfort, and support while maintaining your right to be the decision maker regarding your care and treatment.

Description

Generations Hospice’s goal is to be your partner in care. Generations Hospice aims to provide you and your family with the highest quality, personalized care, with the utmost compassion. Generations Hospice supports that our patients have the right to determine their own goals of care during the final stages of their illness. We focus on comfort, support, quality of life and education. Generations Hospice promotes a patient centered approach.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Rio, WI 53960

(43.44776,-89.23984)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible & scheduled around volunteer availability
  • TB test & drug screening

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