Companion volunteers simply spend time with the patient and families, being there when they need a listening ear, a hand to hold or an open heart.
May provide emotional support
Give a caregiver relief for a brief period of time
Provide companionship and/or phone support
Assist in maintaining a safe environment for the patient
May perform light housekeeping tasks such as washing dishes, dusting, preparing a meal
May perform errands including picking up needed supplies, groceries, or light household errands
Communicate with patient/family, giving appropriate support
Maintain confidentiality regarding information related to the patient and family
Responsible for prompt completion and return, all documentation relating to to services rendered
- Verbal / Written Communication
Good Match For
Teens People 55+
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
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