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Volunteers Needed for Hospice Patients in Northbrook, IL and surrounding suburbs

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ORGANIZATION: Heartland Hospice

  • 11 people are interested

ProMedica Hospice is seeking kind hearted individuals to visit with hospice patients providing comfort, socialization and companionship. Patients may or may not be verbal and or have dementia. No experience necessary, complete training provided. Must be able to commit to 6 months minimum, complete mandatory orientation and annual training along with drug test, 2 step TB test and background check (no cost to volunteer). If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Volunteer Coordinator kathleen.kennedy@promedica.org.

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About Heartland Hospice

Location:

1110 W Lake Cook Road, Suite 100, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, US

Mission Statement

Heartland Hospice provides specialized care that meets the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and loved ones facing the challenges of end of life. The quality of life for those we serve is enhanced by encouraging personal choices, supporting meaningful experiences and preserving dignity. Every day, we enrich the lives of our patients and the people who love them by blending advanced medical care with a compassionate touch.

Description

Heartland Hospice offers hospice services wherever a patient calls home, whether the care is provided in a home setting, assisted living facility or skilled nursing center. We are committed to caring for the mind, body and spirit. Our specially trained staff helps manage pain and symptoms, thereby enabling patients to live their lives as fully as possible. In addition, our team members create a comforting environment and provide emotional support to families who need help coping with the loss of a loved one.

To serve as our guiding principles, we've created the Heartland Caring Promises: We promise to care for the mind, body and spirit. We promise to provide care that is comforting and compassionate. We promise to respect patient and family choices. We promise to unite with community partners in care. We promise to be accepting and supportive of patients wherever they are in life's journey.

The hospice volunteer offers support, companionship and assistance with non-medical tasks to help this special group of people. The hospice volunteer program ensures that patients spend their final days in dignity and comfort and provide the extra love and care our clients and their families need at this time in their life.

CAUSE AREAS

People with Disabilities
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
People with Disabilities, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Northbrook, IL 60062

(42.12753,-87.82896)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Overall commitment of six months. Available weekly or in some cases 2 times within every 30 days pending patient needs.
  • Drug test, 2 step TB test (no cost to volunteer), orientation training.

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