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Hospice Pet Therapy Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Rochester Regional Health Hospice Care

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 86 people are interested

How Pet Therapy can help Hospice Patients:

- Reduces patient anxiety

- Releases patient endorphins

- Helps patients reminisce

- Encourages patients to talk about their feelings

- Helps patients talk about their grief and process grief

- Provides socialization opportunities for patients because of a common interest in the animal

- Provides isolated patients with an opportunity for touch/snuggling

Please contact Rose Fletcher by e-mail, rose.fletcher@lifetimecare.org, or phone at 585-214-1444 if you're interested in volunteering as a pet therapy hospice volunteer.

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About Rochester Regional Health Hospice Care

Location:

330 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607, US

Mission Statement

Rochester Regional Health Hospice Care is... -To make effective healthcare and support services available to individuals and families who need healing at any stage of life or level of wellness. -To contribute to improving health status and quality of life in communities where those individuals/families reside. -To apply its expertise as an enterprise to develop and introduce innovative healthcare and related services, to enhance effective delivery of such services, and to reduce the costs of providing those services. -In pursuit of this mission, Rochester Regional Health Hospice Care will deliver compassionate, personalized care to adults and children who are ill, injured, dying or grieving. Rochester Regional Health Hospice Care will also provide education that promotes healing, wellness and holistic care for children and adults.

Description

Hospice care is specialized end-of-life care that gives patients and families the chance to spend time together with comfort and dignity, receiving services focused on sustaining quality of life. Rochester Regional Health Hospice Care (formerly Lifetime Care) provides services to minimize pain and manage the symptoms of advanced, life-threatening illness. In addition to the patient’s well-being, our hospice services also address the spiritual, emotional, and psychological concerns of patients and their families.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Animals, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2652 Ridgeway AvenueRochester, NY 14626

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • No minimum time commitment

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