Hospice Plus

3100 N. McKinnon St.
907c Medical Center Drive
Dallas, Arlington, Texas 76102

Website: hospiceplus.net

Category: Older Adult Services
Contact: Mayra Moore, Katherine Witt
Phone: 940-218-7531, 214-734-8092
Email: mayra.moore@hospiceplus.net, Kwitt@hospiceplus.net
Campus Proximity: El Centro and Mountain View
DART Availability: No
Vehicle Required: Yes
Special Requirements: Must be18 years of age or older. We provide uniform, CPR training, TB testing, drug screening and background check (none of which the volunteer has to pay out of pocket). If a volunteer comes with a TB test within the last year, we just do a second screening. And if you already have CPR that will cut your application time down. Time to become a volunteer can take two weeks.
Specific Opportunities: Volunteering with terminally ill adult patients in both nursing facilities and private homes. Companionship and socialization only. Students need to be prepared to take a two-step TB test, CPR training, a background check and drug screening, all at our company's expense.
Potential Projects This Year: Having a patient attend an activity such as playing bingo, social events, painting fingernails, getting photos organized. Some volunteers have planned activities such as a facility party, some small games, exercise class. There are endless possibilities that can be started or just joined. We are looking to give our patients some fun and involvement.

Description: We serve the entire DFW area and are seeking dependable, friendly visitors to provide companionship and support to patients with life-limiting illnesses and their families. We will train you to be a committed listener (no hands-on care) for the patient/family. Visit in your community those residents in their own homes or facilities we serve. Learn hospice care from the administration standpoint to the patient support care we provide. This is profound, personal, life-learning experience, that by taking on you and the people you serve will never be the same! Background check, negative TB test, two references required and drug screening of all volunteers required. The administrative volunteers only should be ages 16 and up. Patient support volunteers must be CPR certified (we can provide) and 18 years of age. Email contact person to request a packet and complete TB testing prior to scheduling your orientation. It can take one-two​ weeks to become an active volunteer before starting your hours.

For orientation details, please contact the agency.
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