Hospice Companion

Save to Favorites

ORGANIZATION: UnityPoint at Home Hospice

Caring individuals needed to provide companionship and conversation to individuals who are nearing the end of life. Days and times are flexible, typically 2-4 visits per month, 30-60 minutes per visit. Online training and an in-person orientation is required. Background check and screenings will be completed.

4 More opportunities with UnityPoint at Home Hospice

Request failed
{{ opp.title }}
This is a Virtual Opportunity.
{{ opp.location }}
We'll work with your schedule
{{ opp.dateStr }}
{{ opp.timeStr }}
More
Opportunities

About UnityPoint at Home Hospice

Location:

11333 Aurora Ave, Urbandale, IA 50322, US

Mission Statement

Hospice care at UnityPoint is a coordinated care approach between a medical director, physician, nurse and others who all work together to provide the right plan of care to improve the quality of life for the patient. The hospice team is supportive in every way necessary to honor the wishes of the patient. Hospice is not about giving up hope; it is about doing everything possible to live life to its full capacity.

Description

UnityPoint Hospice volunteers are an integral part of the Hospice care team. Volunteers can provide direct and indirect patient support. Direct support includes: bedside companionship, respite care for the family, patient life review, supportive phone calls, letter writing to the patient, hand massage, listening to music, playing a musical instrument, pet therapy. Indirect support includes: running errands, greeting and screening visitors at Taylor House, administrative tasks, answering phones, etc. We work with each volunteer to help determine the right fit and area in which to help.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Marshalltown, IA 50158

(42.04947,-92.90804)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per month
  • Good listening skills, empathy, boundaries, decision making, basic computer skills

Report this opportunity