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Brookdale Hospice

4025 Woodland Park Blvd #190
Arlington, Texas 76013


Website: brookdale.com

Category: Health Care Services
Contact: Melissa Herring, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 817-633-9125
Email: mherring2@brookdale.com
College Proximity: Mountain View College
DART Availability: No
Vehicle Required: Yes
Special Requirements: Our volunteers will receive training about end of life issues, as well as laws governing hospice care. Dress code for volunteers is business casual with closed toed shoes. The schedule for volunteering is flexible based on the volunteers' schedule.
Specific Opportunities: Volunteer Companionship services which include visiting a patient at least one time per month and sharing stories, reading, creating art projects, creating legacy projects and singing to name a few.
Potential Projects This Year:

Description: Brookdale Hospice provides end of life, palliative care for patients in the Dallas Fort Worth area from Denton to Waxahachie and Weatherford to Forney. Patients are served on a regular basis by the following staff members: doctors, nurses, nurses' assistants, chaplains, social workers, music therapists, and volunteers. Bereavement support is offered to our patients and for one year past the passing of the patient.

For orientation details, please contact the agency.