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Independent Program

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Positions0 Remaining
RegistrationOpens Jan 14, 2020 11:59pm
Registration ClosesApr 25, 2020 11:59pm or when space runs out.
Description
All it takes is a few hours a month to make a difference in the lives of terminally ill patients and their families. Volunteers are crucial to hospice patients and their families. They provide support that helps enhance a patient’s quality of life and reduces families’ caregiving burdens. Volunteers may provide their services in the hospice office, patients’ homes, and nursing home facilities to name a few locations. The most important requirement for becoming a Hospice Volunteer is simply to be present in the lives of a Hospice Patient and their family!
Requirements
Background check
Requirement Details20 volunteers needed per day
Sunday-Saturday (contact Affiliate to schedule time slots)
Medical Clearance through our IU Health Employee Health Department (no cost to Volunteer)
Background Check (no cost to Volunteer)
Hospice On-line Training-6 modules in the convenience of your own time and home
Hands on Training-4 hours at our Hospice Office (digs deeper into the topics explored through on-line training also covers Personal Protective Equipment, how and when to use/Hand Hygiene, how and when to properly use/Standard Precautions and Education by a Physical Therapist regarding Assistive Devices and Mobility for our Hospice Patients
Contact Affiliate with questions
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Location: 2401 W. University Ave., Muncie, IN 47303