CERTIFIED PET THERAPY DOGS NEEDED FOR HOSPICE PATIENT VISITS

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Silverado Hospice, Los Angeles

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There is no greater love than that of a dog
“There is no greater love than that of a dog.” ~Author unknown~

~NEED ANIMAL ASSISTED THERAPY DOGS FOR HOSPICE PATIENTS~

Pets have been proven to provide comfort and joy through interaction due to their ability to give and receive love unconditionally. Silverado Hospice is looking for Animal Assisted Therapy dogs and their wonderful owners to join our team. Our patient's are terminally ill and in their final stages of life. As a Hospice Volunteer you will be visiting homes and nursing facilities, bringing the healing power of your pet to our patients.

Volunteers and their dogs will sit with patients, hold their hand, and listen to their stories. You'll be assigned to a patient as close to your home as possible. Volunteers visit days and hours are flexible.

Requirements:

1. Have animal assisted therapy certification

2. Provide proof of liability insurance through certifying organization

3. Provide proof of current vaccinations

4. Have tuberculosis and drug test through Silverado Hospice (Free of charge)

5. Have background check through Silverado Hospice (Free of charge)

6. Ability to deal with death and dying issues comfortably (training provided as needed)

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About Silverado Hospice, Los Angeles

Location:

15821 Ventura Blvd, Suite 515, Encino, CA 91436, US

Mission Statement

It is our mission to affirm the cycle of life by enhancing the quality of living for those at the end of life. The Silverado standard is to care compassionately for patients and families and to empower those we serve to have quality of life options that afford them comfort and dignity.

Description

Silverado Hospice honors the value of each life by empowering the patient and family to make supported choices in end-of-life care, enhancing comfort, relieving suffering and supporting effective grieving. We believe that Hospice patients have the right to continue life to the fullest extent possible according to their circumstances, and in fostering opportunities for growth and fulfillment. We further recognize patients and families decision-making rights in relation to continuing medical treatments and their right to withdraw treatment whose benefits are outweighed by their burdens. Silverado believes in equal opportunity and non-discrimination for our clients, our associates, and our community.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

thousand oaksThousand oaks, CA 91360

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18

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