A Bliss Hospice Care will provide volunteer services to patient or family to augment the care provided by hospice staff and the need for volunteer services is determined by the IDT.
Volunteers are individuals who are considered "unpaid employees" , who contribute time and talent to the hospice program, either in administrative or direct patient care roles. Orientation and in- service trainings are provided to all volunteers upon recruitment and prior to assignment to a patient or a family,
Areas of Training for Volunteers Include:
■ Hospice philosophy, services and goals including confidentiality
■ Role of the volunteer including duties and responsibilities and
to whom they report and contact for assistance regarding their
duties and responsibilities
■ Confidentiality and protection of patient/family rights
■ Family dynamics, coping mechanisn and psychological issues
surounding terminal illness, death and bereavement
■ Procedures to be followed in an emergency, or following the death
of the patient
■ Guidance related to individual responsibilities
Any member of a bereaved family who is interested to volunteer his/her time in direct patient care is encouraged to wait for one year.
We are looking for volunteers .
Please let us know if you are interested .
You may send your application via
email: ablisscare@gmail .com
Attention: The Volunteer Coordinator