Companion volunteers simply spend time with the patient and families, being there when they need a listening ear, hand to hold or an open heart.
May provide emotional support.
Give a caregiver relief for a brief period of time.
Provide companionship and/or phone support.
Assist in maintaining a safe environment for the patient.
May perform light housekeeping tasks such as washing dishes, dusting, preparing a meal.
May perform errands including picking up needed supplies, groceries, or light household errands.
Communicate with patient/family, giving appropriate support.
Maintain confidentiality regarding information related to the patient and family.
Responsible for prompt completion and return, all documentation relating to the services rendered.
AseraCare will pay for drug screen, TB test and background check