A Tranquil Reiki Experience for Hospice Patients

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ORGANIZATION: VITAS Healthcare of New Jersey West

Reiki Volunteers comfort VITAS patients at the end of life-and their families-with relaxing and pain-reducing therapeutic touch.

A dying patient’s sense of isolation from the world around him or her is often made worse by the lack of comforting human touch. Reiki Volunteers provide compassionate touch, relaxation, sense of well-being, emotional health and a state of balance. Not to mention, volunteering your professional services to a VITAS patient makes a difference in patient’s life.

All VITAS Volunteers receive free orientation in end-of-life care. Our Reiki Volunteers must have at least a Level 1 Reiki certificate.


For more information about VITAS Volunteer Services visit https://www.vitas.com/volunteer.

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About VITAS Healthcare of New Jersey West

Location:

521 Fellowship Road, Suite 110, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054, US

Mission Statement

VITAS recognizes the importance of a strong and innovative program. Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice program allowing VITAS to continue personalizing, enhancing, and expanding services offered to patients and families. Through exemplifying VITAS values, volunteers serve as patient and family advocates and are pro-active in helping to meet the needs of patients and families. VITAS integrates volunteers into the hospice program by actively recruiting, training, supporting, and creatively utilizing volunteers to meet patient and family needs. Volunteers and their contributions are respected and valued.

Description

Volunteers are the heart of VITAS, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care.

CAUSE AREAS

LGBTQ+
Seniors
Women
LGBTQ+, Seniors, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Burlington, NJ 08016

(40.07122,-74.86489)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Aromatherapy
  • Patient Care
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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