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Essence Hospice Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Essence Hospice

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 6 people are interested

Are you looking to make a difference in someone's life? Essence Hospice is Orange County's premier hospice agency. We are currently looking for volunteers 18yrs or older to visit and support our patient population. As a volunteer you may: Be there as a companion, Listen and Support, Organize photos or mementos, Provide a break for caregiver (max 4 hours), Read a book or newspaper, Watch a movie or TV, Work on a puzzle, Go for a walk, A manicure, Assist with laundry, Walk a dog, Write letters, Play games, Play music, Provide pet therapy and entertainment. BE A VOLUNTEER- MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

More opportunities with Essence Hospice

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Essence Hospice

Location:

32 Executive Park, Suite 150, Irvine, CA 92614, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Essence Hospice is to provide compassionate, quality comfort care that enhances the lives of people with life-limiting illness and their families.

Description

Essence Hospice provides an individualized program of physical, emotional, spiritual, and practical care for people in the last phases of a life-limiting illness, with an emphasis on control of pain and other symptoms. The program reflective of a spirit and idea of caring that emphasizes comfort and dignity for the dying, making it possible for them to remain independent for as long as possible, and in familiar surroundings. Hospice care is centered on both the patient and respond to the unique differences in family/ caregiver, lifestyle, values, and wishes.

Utilizing an interdisciplinary group approach of physicians, nurses, social workers, certified home health aides, volunteers, spiritual counselors, bereavement counselors, and others, Essence Hospice provides palliative care in the home, short-term inpatient services, mobilization and coordination of ancillary services, and bereavement support.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

32 Executive ParkSuite 150Irvine, CA 92614

(33.68523,-117.86013)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Animal Therapy
  • Aromatherapy
  • Hospice Care
  • Music Therapy
  • Singing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment - Orientation (6 hours ) and volunteer hours minimum of 2 hours a month .

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