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Bereavement Hospice Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Amedisys Hospice Inc.

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At Amedisys Lake Charles we offer three types of Volunteer Services:
Direct, Bereavement, and Administrative. This opportunity is for a Bereavement Volunteer
A Bereavement Volunteer is someone who has experience with loss and understands the hospice philosophy. Some Bereavement Activities might include:

Providing support prior to a patients death and immediately thereafter.

Provide emotional support at the time of death and assist the family with phone calls, making arrangements, etc.

Provide assistance for Bereavement Support Groups, such as co-facilitating or preparing refreshments, acting as a host, etc.

Carrying out task for a memorial service by making phone calls to personally invite people to the Memorial Service, making name tags, taking names of participants.

Participating in the actual memorial service by providing readings, stories, or music.

Providing assistance with mailings.

** Due to covid-19 restrictions, some of the direct care with patients have been put on hold. And at all times with patients and in the Compassionate Care office, covid-19 policy and procedures are always followed. This includes washing hands, wearing masks, social distancing and daily self- assessment reporting. **

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About Amedisys Hospice Inc.

Location:

4017 Common Street, Lake Charles, LA 70607, US

Mission Statement

Amedisys Hospice Care in Lake Charles gives patients facing a terminal illness the freedom to live each day to its fullest by offering comfort, dignity, quality of life and time. We work in close coordination with you, your family and your doctor to deliver high-quality hospice care, and we’re here for you around the clock. We are blessed and humbled to be part of each patient’s journey and will treat you and your loved ones with the highest respect.

Description

Amedisys Lake Charles serves the following Louisiana Parishes:

Acadia, Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Evangeline, Jefferson Davis, and Vermilion!

Hospice Services and We Honor Veterans

CAUSE AREAS

Faith-Based
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Faith-Based, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4017 Common StreetLake Charles, LA 70607

(30.18493,-93.21352)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Housekeeping
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • A commitment to serve for 1 -4 hours a week for six months.
  • Driver's License, Background Check, Covid-19 Vaccination and Car Insurance.

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