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Patient Visitors/Caregiver Respite needed in the Napa area.

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ORGANIZATION: Kindred Hospice

Volunteers are needed in the Napa area to help patients who are nearing the end of life.
Patients have a variety of needs that can be filled by a caring volunteer!
Volunteer visits may include:
- Companionship, sitting and reading to the patient
-Playing cards, listening to music or sharing interests and life stories.
-Providing much needed respite to the caregiver: while the volunteer is with the patient the caregiver can take a break and get some rest.
- Provide assistance with meals or chores in the home.

Volunteers are placed with patients who live near them. Training is provide.

Touching a life, easing someone's pain---the personal fulfillment of knowing you made a difference --can be life changing! Make a real difference in our patient's lives, their caregivers and your own!

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About Kindred Hospice

Location:

4820 Business Center Drive, Suite 105, Fairfield, CA 94534, US

Mission Statement

It is to honor life and offer compassion to individuals, and their families, when facing a life-limiting illness.

Description

Administrative Volunteers

Provide administrative/clerical support including filing, answering phones, mailings, etc. Some tasks can be done from your home.

Bereavement Volunteers

Provide bereavement support to families through supportive phone calls, mailings and visits.

Visitor Volunteers

Make friendly visits to people on hospice care in their homes or long-term health care facilities, and provide companionship and support to the patient and their families.

Tuck-In Volunteers

Make weekly telephone calls to check on patients/families to assess their needs.

Specialty and Professional Volunteers

Volunteers who want to provide specific support including music, vigil, art/crafts, life review video, spiritual support, handyman, etc. Also, those who want to share professional skills such as art and music therapists, beauticians and barbers and other professional services (volunteers must be certified, licensed or registered in the professional specialty).

CAUSE AREAS

Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Yountville, CA 94599

(38.40158,-122.36081)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible

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