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Summa Health

Share your musical talents with our hospice patients and families on our Acute Palliative Care Unit at Akron City Hospital, in nursing facilities or in the patient/family private residence.
If you can play an instrument or sing, this opportunity is for you. It makes such a difference in our patients and how they are feeling about their day. Make visits 1 - 2 times per month.

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About Summa Health

Location:

1077 Gorge Blvd, Akron, OH 44310, US

Mission Statement

To provide uncompromising quality care to terminally ill persons and those who love and care for them. Supportive services are delivered through cost-effective means promoting comfort, dignity, and the opportunity to live each day to the fullest."

Description

Summa Health Hospice is committed to treating the person and not the disease, focusing on quality-of-life issues affecting the patient's entire family. We use the combined knowledge and skills of a team of specially trained professionals that includes physicians, nurses, social workers, home health aides, spiritual caregivers and VOLUNTEERS. Hospice provides care and support to patients and their families in the comfort of their own home. While traditional medical care is designed to cure illness, the focus of hospice care is more comfort-oriented. Hospice neither hastens nor prolongs dying, viewing it as a natural process -- emphasizing quality of life, rather than length of life.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Patient residence-private home or nursing homeVolunteer in your community!Akron, OH 44310

(41.10245,-81.49929)
 

SKILLS

  • Wind Instrument
  • Keyboard Instrument
  • Music Therapy
  • Singing
  • Music Arts
  • String Instrument

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months/ 50 hours

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