|Volunteers of Hospice & Palliative Care|
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Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester knows that each family is unique and services vary according to the individual. To prepare Volunteers to be a patient visitor, a 20+ hour specialized training program is provided. When the training is completed, a volunteer is assigned to a patient and works directly with the clinical-care team under the supervision of the Volunteer Coordinator. This specific training is not required for volunteers who do not have a patient contact. And in-depth orientation of hospice is provided to volunteers who wish to work in other areas.
Volunteers play a vital role with Hospice and Palliative Care of Westchester. They can assist with administrative support in the office, with community education, assist at fund-raising events or help to recruit other volunteers.SERVICES PROVIDED by VOLUNTEERS
Visit with a patient in order that the caregiver can do other things or rest.
Pick up prescriptions or go grocery shopping for the family
All volunteers are asked to make a year-long commitment. A weekly three hour visit is required for Patient Visitor Volunteers.
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