Union Grove/Kenosha Hospice Companion Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Legacy Hospice

At Legacy Hospice, we are firm believers that our patients and their families come first to provide excellent care during this transitional period of time in life’s journey.


We are currently seeking for volunteers to provide companionship through visitations to our patients. These visits will be one on one with patients that may engage in activities but not limited to: being a comforting and supportive presence, reminiscing life events, reading a story, playing music or singing, creating art projects, listening to patient’s concerns, and communicating the needs of the patient/family to hospice staff.

We serve patients and their families throughout the Walworth, Racine, Kenosha county and surrounding areas. We are able to provide a flexible schedule dependent on the volunteers availability and proximity of available locations.

Thank you for your consideration in the volunteer program with Legacy Hospice. We truly understand that time is valuable, and would like to further express how grateful we are for you to consider in making a difference in the lives of others through the volunteer role.

If you would like to volunteer to spend time with these very special individuals, please apply today!

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About Legacy Hospice

Location:

850 Elm Grove Rd, Suite 21, Elm Grove, WI 53122, US

Mission Statement

We support our patients through their journey. We hold their hand and provide exceptional care along the way. We give each patient the love and compassion we would give our own family member and loved one.

Description

The company was started after we put our heads together and realized we had to find a better way to provide Hospice care. One of our biggest frustrations is the "corporate environment", in which hospice companies take care of patients. Everyone started to become a "cookie cutter" type of patient, whose care did not get the individual treatment and unique management that we believed was required to achieve the best care possible. At Legacy Hospice we recognize the unique legacy that each individual person has and how it is so intertwined with who that person is and who their families are. We never take this information for granted and we labor to position ourselves as an integral part of the patient’s family that gives support and insight to the true essence of who the patient is and how he or she wants to journey towards the end of life. We at Legacy Hospice ask ourselves daily, just how we would take care of our own family, and make sure we translate this idealism to our entire staff and support a culture of true care and compassion that would stand against the rigors of healthcare services today.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Union Grove, WI 53182

(42.68807,-88.05148)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Music Therapy
  • Singing

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • We have no minimum hours requirement, our volunteers visit as much or as little as they would like.

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