VITAS Veteran Hospice Visitor - Home and Nursing Home

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VITAS Healthcare of Fort Worth

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VITAS Veteran Care volunteering
Your special tributes could brighten the day of a Veteran Hospice patient.

VITAS wants to enlist your services to care for terminally ill veterans living at home and in nursing homes, assisted living communities and medical centers. VITAS Veteran Volunteers do not need to be U.S. Veterans; you need only the desire to remember; honor and support America's living heroes. VITAS Veteran Volunteers visit terminally ill veterans; drive and/or accompany a veteran to appointments, shopping and other events; help a veteran apply for benefits or learn about available assistance; help replace lost or stolen military medals by contacting appropriate agencies; listen to life stories or record or videotape a veteran's reminiscences; telephone veterans to ask how they are doing; attend or help plan activities celebrating Memorial Day and Veteran's Day; educate veteran's groups about hospice services by speaking at their meetings.

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About VITAS Healthcare of Fort Worth

Location:

6100 Western Place, Suite 800, Fort Worth, TX 76107, US

Mission Statement

To provide a special form of holistic health care for people during the last weeks and months of life. VITAS provides a team of experts to care for each patient and family to preserve dignity and offer choices.

Description

Hospice program offering a complete team of professionals and trained volunteers to meet the physical, spiritual and social needs of patients who wish to pursue proactive comfort care at the end of life in the location of the patient's choice. We serve Tarrant, Denton, Parker and Johnson counties

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Volunteer near your home, work or schoolFort Worth, TX 76107

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 -4 per week, average 4 hours per month
  • TB Tests, at least 1 year commitment

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