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ORGANIZATION: ProMedica Hospice

Build a legacy of kindness and make a difference in your community by volunteering with ProMedica Hospice. Friendly visit volunteers provide additional support to patients and their families during what can be a difficult time in their lives, helping make it comforting, and even joyful. Friendly visitors provide companionship and comfort through conversation, reading a book for the patient, assisting with light household chores, or respite for a caregiver by running an errand. Hours for our volunteers are flexible, and volunteering just an hour or two of your time each week can make an enormous difference in the lives of patients visited. Reach out for more information today!

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About ProMedica Hospice

Location:

865 S. Cedar St., Mason, MI 48854, US

Mission Statement

ProMedica Hospice (formerly known as Heartland Hospice) is a nonprofit organization which provides quality care to patients with a limited life expectancy, as well as support to their families and caregivers. We enhance the quality of life of those we serve through palliative and specialized supportive care designed to meet the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of our patients and caregivers. Hospice care is provided by our caring and knowledgeable interdisciplinary team -- either in the patient's home or extended care facility --while working cooperatively with other health care providers and community resources. ProMedica Hospice strives to provide care to all who are eligible and need hospice care, irrespective of ability to pay.

Description

ProMedica Hospice serves Clinton, Eaton, Hillsdale, Jackson, and Ingham counties in Michigan. ProMedica is a nonprofit organization.

Hospice provides specialized care, support, and comfort for patients in their final stage of life - when they can no longer benefit from a curative treatment program. Our dedicated team is actively involved in all aspects of our patients' care, collaborating with the patient and their family, attending physician, and additional caregivers to provide pain and symptom management, as well as spiritual and emotional support.

Our team at ProMedica Hospice is comprised of interdisciplinary professionals including our Medical Director/Physician, Nurse Practitioner, RN and LPNs, nurse aides, and ancillary support services such as Bereavement, Spiritual Support, Music Therapy, Massage Therapy, and our administrative office staff.

ProMedica Hospice utilizes volunteers to provide further support to patients and families in the form of friendly visits, pet or respite visits, or by volunteering in our office to help with administrative tasks such as letter writing or filing documents.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Leslie, MI 49251

(42.45142,-84.43247)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • hours are flexible, but we ask volunteers to be available at least one hour each week

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