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Pet Therapy Dogs and Handlers Needed

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McLaren Homecare Group Hospice

  • 12 people are interested

McLaren Hospice is in search of pet therapy dogs and their handlers who have an interest in bringing joy and comfort to individuals with an advanced illness.

If you or someone you know has a certified pet therapy dog, please contact Suzanne Maurer at suzanne.maurer@mclaren.org to discuss this wonderful opportunity. Training sessions for volunteering are flexible to fit the needs of those interested and no medical experience is necessary.

Please consider sharing your time and your furry companion with our hospice patients. You will gain so much from this experience!

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About McLaren Homecare Group Hospice

Location:

2815 S. Pennsylvania Ave Suite 4, Lansing, MI 48910, US

Mission Statement

Vision Statement: McLaren Hospice focuses on quality of life by supporting our patient's personal choices and experiences, controlling pain and discomfort, and always helping to maintain dignity. Mission Statement: McLaren Hospice is specialized care and knowledge for those nearing the end of their health care journey. Our focus is on the individual patient, while supporting caregivers, family and friends. McLaren Visiting Nurse and Hospice offers hope, comforting treatment, and help in guiding health care decisions that are very important to our patients and their loved ones.

Description

The McLaren Hospice Program is a special kind of care designed to provide support and comfort for people in the final phase of a terminal illness. Our hospice team provides services to meet the physical, spiritual, psychological, social and emotional needs of each patient and their family. We strive to enable patient's to carry on a pain free life and to manage other symptoms so that the last days with family and friends may be spent with as much dignity and quality of life as possible.

Animals
Community
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Greater Lansing Area and Surrounding CommunitiesLansing, MI 48910

(42.70431,-84.53271)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Animal Therapy
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Generally 1-2 hours several times a month

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