VITAS Gentle Touch Volunteers - Antelope Valley Area


(34.690796,-118.15817)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

44444 16th Street WestSuite 205Lancaster, CA 93534

About

Gentle Touch Volunteers comfort VITAS patients at the end of life--and their families--with relaxing and pain-reducing therapeutic touch and massage.

A dying patient's sense of isolation from the world around him or her is often made worse by the lack of comforting human touch. Muscles may be contracted and stiff, and all that is needed is for someone to gently rub the shoulders, neck and back. When patients spend their days immobile in a recliner or bed, Massage Therapy, Reiki, Gentle Touch Volunteers trained by VITAS provide compassionate touch, relaxation, a sense of well being, emotional health and a state of balance. And volunteering your professional services to a VITAS patient makes you feel as good as your patient feels.

Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

Report this opportunity

Report this opportunity

Engage your employees, consumers, or students! VolunteerMatch provides the tools that make community involvement easy.