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Hospice patient in need of companion volunteer - Detroit

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ORGANIZATION: Beacon Hospice

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Beacon Hospice is seeking a volunteer to sit with a patient at home while his caregiver (wife) attends her own doctors appointments, does grocery shopping, etc. Visits are usually about 2 hours, one time per week or more if the volunteer is willing and able.

Patient is alert and oriented with periods of confusion.

Here at Beacon Hospice of North Detroit, we are committed to working with each volunteer on an individual basis. We want to build a mutually beneficial relationship in which you, our valued volunteer, use your strengths, passions and dedication to not only benefit Beacon Hospice, but to positively enhance your own life. Our office in Bingham Farms, Michigan serves a 60-mile radius, but we will work with you to create a match that works with your schedule. We have a variety of needs, so please let us know if any of the following interests you...

CAREGIVER RELIEF - visiting patients in order to sit with them while their spouse/family member/caregiver run errands or get a break for a few hours. This is especially needed for our patients residing in their own homes in Detroit.

SOCIAL VISITS - visiting patients to offer them companionship. This is especially needed for our patients residing in nursing facilities in Detroit and the surrounding area.

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About Beacon Hospice


30700 Telegraph Road, Suite 3650, Bingham Farms, MI 48025, US

Mission Statement

Beacon Hospice is committed to providing comprehensive, competent, quality care optimizing comfort and dignity consistent with the patient and family needs and goals. With the patient's needs and goals as priorities, we seek to ensure without discrimination, the dignity, comfort, and choices of the patient/family/caregiver in timely, well-coordinated end-of-life care which includes bereavement and counseling support.


Beacon Hospice is dedicated to providing care and comfort to a terminally ill patient and their family. We provide the highest quality of care possible by employing a team of healthcare professionals to administer comfort and support.

Beacon Hospice strives to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs of patients and family members who share the emotional trauma of a terminal illness. Beacon Hospice is committed to educate the community and increase awareness of the hospice concept of care among medical professionals, lay persons, clergy and those in need of a compassionate approach to care.

Beacon Hospice admits patients without regard to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, or sexual preference. The admission criteria does not deny admission or services to people with communicable diseases including, but not limited to HIV, MRSA, and Hepatitis B.

Beacon Hospice will provide services to the terminally ill in their home, wherever home may be. There are times when caring for a loved one at home is simply not possible. Beacon Hospice staff also provide care at many nursing facilities in Metro Detroit area.


Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Detroit, MI 48227



  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Music Therapy


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We will work with your schedule

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