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Hospice Veteran to Veteran Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Compassus Hospice

Calling All Veterans!!!

The Veteran-to-Veteran Volunteer Program aims to pair recruited veteran volunteers with hospice patients who have been identified as veterans. Veteran volunteers are important because they are able to form a camaraderie with veteran patients that can help eliminate the stoicism and secrecy that veteran patients often develop from having served in the armed forces.

Veteran Volunteers can help by:

  • Assist veterans in reminiscing/telling life stories
  • Educate and assist patients in receiving veteran benefits
  • Take part in pinning ceremonies or distribute certificates for Veteran’s Day and other recognition events
  • Friendly visits
  • Improve communication within families
  • Assist in replacing lost medals
  • Provide respite for caregivers
  • Read to patients

Veteran volunteers have the unique ability to relate and connect with each veteran patient allowing them to become an essential piece in the delivery of quality end-of-life care.

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About Compassus Hospice

Location:

101 Yorktown Dr Suite 107A, Fayetteville, GA 30214, US

Mission Statement

The Colleagues of Compassus are committed to keeping The Hospice Promise by delivering the highest quality of care, serving the needs of patients and families and spreading the stories of hospice to those with whom they come into contact.

Description

Compassus is a nationwide network of community-based post-acute care services primarily focused on hospice, palliative and home health care. The Nashville, Tennessee based company was founded in 2006, but its roots in hospice reach back to 1979. Today, the company operates more than 150 hospice, palliative and home health programs in 31 states across the U.S.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

101 Yorktown Dr Suite 107AFayetteville, GA 30214

(33.4495,-84.47788)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Please commit to 6 months of service.

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