Patient & Family Training
Name: Patient & Family Training
Date: February 5, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM CST
Pensacola - Covenant Care is seeking individuals who are interested in making a difference in the lives of patients and families facing end-of-life issues and in supporting the organization. A volunteer workshop will be held from 12-4 February 5 & 7 (8- hour total training) at the Covenant Care office, located at 2001 Palafox The workshop is free and open to the public. Food and drinks will be provided. Patient and Family Support Volunteer Training will provide an overview of hospice care, including Covenant’s programs and services and the special roles that volunteers fill. This training prepares individuals to volunteer in a variety of ways. Volunteer choices include visiting and companionship for patients, supporting family members by offering emotional support and practical help, assisting with fundraising events, providing administrative support in a Covenant office, serving as an outreach Ambassador and much more. Volunteers who choose to volunteer with patients and families are asked to commit to 50 hours of service annually, or a little more than 4 hours each month. No special background or experience is required to volunteer for Covenant Care, just a desire to make a difference. Time commitment is flexible and based on volunteer availability. Retired and working professionals are also needed to share their expertise and experience with patients and families. To register or to learn more, call Christie Theriault 202-0809. Covenant Care offers comfort and care for patients at many key stages of their lives. A wide range of services, including hospice, palliative care, Alzheimer’s care and home care, with specialized programs for children and veterans, Covenant empowers patients and their loved ones with more care choices, allowing them to live each day to the fullest.