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ORGANIZATION: Amara Hospice

Volunteering at a senior bingo game with a hospice patient can be a rewarding experience for both you and the patient.

  • Complete any necessary background checks, training, or orientation required by the hospice organization.
  • Meet the patient: Introduce yourself to the patient, and get to know them a bit before the bingo game.
  • Assist the patient: Help the patient get settled at the bingo game, assist them with their bingo cards, and help them mark their numbers if needed.
  • Socialize and have fun: Engage in conversation, laugh, and enjoy the experience together!
  • Follow hospice guidelines: Be mindful of the patient's needs, boundaries, and any specific guidelines provided by the hospice team.
  • Debrief with the hospice team: Share your experience and any observations with the hospice team to ensure the patient receives the best care.
  • Remember to be patient, understanding, and compassionate. Your presence and support can brighten the patient's day and create meaningful memories.

More opportunities with Amara Hospice

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Amara Hospice

Location:

3085 Bay Rd,, STE 3, Saginaw, MI 48603, US

Mission Statement

The Amara Hospice Care goal is to provide end-of-life care and supportive services for patients and their families, and to enhance their quality of life. Our hospice team is dedicated to promoting a state of harmony and serenity of mind, body, and soul for our patients and their families by collaborating with families to provide quality and compassionate hospice care.

Description

The purpose of a hospice volunteer is to provide emotional, social, and spiritual support to individuals who are terminally ill and their families. Hospice volunteers aim to improve the quality of life for patients in hospice care by: 1. Offering companionship and friendship 2. Listening to patients' concerns and stories 3. Providing emotional support and empathy 4. Assisting with daily tasks and errands 5. Supporting patients' spiritual and religious needs 6. Helping with light household tasks and meal preparation 7. Running errands and doing shopping 8. Providing respite for caregivers 9. Supporting patients in achieving their end-of-life goals 10. Creating a sense of community and connection Hospice volunteers work alongside hospice professionals to provide comprehensive care and support, focusing on the patient's well-being and comfort. By sharing their time, compassion, and skills, volunteers make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients and their loved ones during a challenging time.

CAUSE AREAS

Seniors
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Durand, MI 48063

(42.84327,-82.66994)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 - 3 hours

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