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Pet Therapy, making a difference in the life of a Hospice Patient.

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ORGANIZATION: Amedisys Hospice - Baton Rouge

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Pet Therapy
Do you have a certified pet therapy animal that would like to bring a smile to hospice patient? If you have a passion for caring for others and are looking for a way to make a difference in people’s lives, consider becoming a hospice volunteer. As a Pet Therapy hospice volunteer you are an important part of our hospice care team, you can help improve the quality of life for our patients, their families and their caregivers. The companionship, pleasure, and over all cheering up that a pet therapy pet gives to the life and health of a hospice patient is invaluable. Making a difference in someone’s life at end-of-life, is a very wonderful and fulfilling experience.

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About Amedisys Hospice - Baton Rouge

Location:

3854 American Way, Suite C, Baton Rouge, LA 70816, US

Mission Statement

We honor those we serve with compassionate home health, hospice, and personal care services that apply the highest quality clinical practices toward allowing our patients to maintain a sense of independence, quality of life and dignity.

Description

Amedisys is a leading provider of home healthcare and hospice services, focused on providing professional and personalized care for each and every patient in the comfort of his or her home. Our patients are the number one reason we are here and our commitment is to care for you or your loved ones as we would our own.

A hospice volunteer is a special part of the hospice team. If you have a desire to make a difference in the lives of the terminally ill or those who are grieving by giving of your time to assist a patient, family member, or our office staff, then you have the qualities we're looking for in our volunteers. Volunteering includes visiting with patients, creating charts of life, making scrap books, blankets, cards, treats, reading and playing games and much much more.

New hospice volunteers participate in free training that provides information regarding the hospice philosophy of care.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Community
Seniors
Animals, Community, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3854 American WaySuite CBaton Rouge, LA 70816

(30.41584,-91.05492)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Animal Therapy
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We work with your time and your schedule
  • You must have a certified or licensed Pet Therapy pet and complete our certification paperwork

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