VITAS Feeding Assistant Volunteers
VITAS Healthcare of New Jersey West
VITAS is searching for caring individuals to be Feeding Assistant Volunteers, helping hospice patients during meal times in nursing homes and assisted living communities. Tasks can include accompanying residents to and from the dining room, preparing residents for a meal, serving the meal, providing encouragement and conversation, cutting food so residents can feed themselves, assisting with beverages, in some cases, feeding residents, recording food and beverage intake.
About VITAS Healthcare of New Jersey West
521 Fellowship Road, Suite 110, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054, US
VITAS recognizes the importance of a strong and innovative program. Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice program allowing VITAS to continue personalizing, enhancing, and expanding services offered to patients and families. Through exemplifying VITAS values, volunteers serve as patient and family advocates and are pro-active in helping to meet the needs of patients and families. VITAS integrates volunteers into the hospice program by actively recruiting, training, supporting, and creatively utilizing volunteers to meet patient and family needs. Volunteers and their contributions are respected and valued.
Volunteers are the heart of VITAS, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care.