Palliative Care Volunteer
(Halton. Social and Community Services, Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home)
|Contact||Emily Sforza, Life Enrichment Supervisor, Creek Way Village LTCH; Phone: 905 825-6000 ext 8655; Email: Emily.Sforza@halton.ca|
|Duties||- Visit palliative care patients as directed. |
- As time allows, visit with non-palliative patients.
- Offer activities such as: reading, playing games, walks outside, listening to music, writing
cards/letters, make a cup of tea or coffee.
|More Info Link||www.halton.ca|
|Benefits||- To support patients with life-limiting illness, as well as their families. |
- To help provide an atmosphere where the patient is treated with respect and dignity.
- To provide visitation services to non-palliative patients.
- To support staff by sitting with restless patients.
|Clients||Residents & Family Members of Creek Way Village|
|Ages||18 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||No|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+)|
|Areas of Interest||Counselling ; Distress / Crisis / Bereavement Support ; Friend / Penpal ; Health Care ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Reading / Literacy|
|Skills/Experience||- Good communication skills |
- Caring and compassion
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Good initiative
|Commitment Length||Long Term - more than 6 months|
|Minimum Hours||4 / Week|
|Dates and Times||Monday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening |
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Flexible to meet needs of both the volunteer and residents.
|Location||Creek Way Village LTCH, 5200 Corporate Dr, Burlington|
|Number of Positions||Burlington: 6 individual(s) |
6 individual(s) needed in total.
1 Palliative Care Volunteer Lead position
5 Palliative Care Volunteer positions
|Training||Orientation ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training information as needed.|
|Transportation||Near public transit|
|Cost||Cost of Police Clearence |
Cost of 2 Step TB test.
|Additional Requirements||New Volunteers should not have had a member of the family or close friend die within the last twelve months. |
2 Step TB test.
2 Written Character References
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|Organization Name||Halton. Social and Community Services, Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home|
|Office Phone||Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or call 3-1-1|
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-442-5866|
|Address & Map|
5200 Corporate Dr
Burlington, ON L7L 7G7
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