VITAS Healthcare of San Gabriel
Do you have the talent to help a patient at the end of life? Sometimes what a hospice patient needs most is a way to express feelings: to talk about fears, acknowledge regrets, find joy.
VITAS Innovative Hospice Care of program name is looking for musical artists to volunteer to help terminally ill patients and their families express themselves. Artists go into nursing homes and assisted living communities to play a musical instrument, help a patient sing, and share their talents in therapeutic ways.
VITAS provides training on how to work with people at the end of life. The artist provides talent, compassion and time. Assignments are made according to the volunteer’s time and location.
About VITAS Healthcare of San Gabriel
598 South Grand Avenue, Covina, CA 91724, US
VITAS Heatlhcare recognizes the importance of a strong and innovative program. Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice program, allowing VITAS to continue personalizing, enhancing and expanding services offered to patients and families. By exemplifying the VITAS Values, volunteers serve as patient and family advocates and are proactive in meeting the needs of patients and families. VITAS integrates volunteers into the hospice team by actively recruiting, training, supporting and creatively utilizing volunteers to meet patient and family needs. Volunteers and their contributions are respected and valued.
Volunteers are the heart of VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care and offering support services in the office, using their cars and from their own homes.