Hospice animal assisted activity volunteer

Also known as: Animal-assisted activity volunteer
Volunteers who have completed the Delta Society Animal-Assisted Therapy and Education program with their pets are assigned by the volunteer coordinator to provide comfort and support to hospice patients. Volunteers must complete hospice training and orientation and must undergo a screening process, including a criminal record check. For information about the orientation program, please call us.

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Community Hospice Training Program Schedule

Providence Hospice offers a free comprehensive course of training to prepare people who are interested in becoming hospice volunteers in the Portland area.

Palliative Care Services in Southern Oregon

Providence Home Health Palliative Care is an extension of our traditional Home Health program. Patients needing palliative care often have complex needs that require specialized care.

Volunteer training for serving in Clackamas County

Providence Hospice serves the Clackamas County region and offers a comprehensive course for anyone desiring to become a hospice volunteer or seeking in-depth understanding of hospice care and end-of-life issues.   

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    What does it take to be a Providence Hospice volunteer? No experience is necessary, just a loving and compassionate heart and a willingness to offer four hours a week to help families and patients who are struggling with a life-limiting or terminal illness.

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    Butch Naumes was heartbroken when he said goodbye to his brother, Patrick Naumes. Their family found solace in sharing quality time at the end with Patrick, who spent his last days in the care of Providence Home Health and Hospice, and family members say they are thankful for the care hospice provides.

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