Camarillo Hospice fall training

Camarillo Hospice is pleased to announce their Fall 2017 hospice volunteer. Hospice volunteer support is sought to serve cities throughout Ventura County including Ventura. Reservations currently are being accepted for the class, which will meet eight consecutive Tuesday mornings from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm starting September 12th through October 31st.

Participants will:

  • become familiar with common elements of family dynamics
  • acquire communication skills for supportive interactions with patients and families
  • learn about and discuss end-of-life care choices

Camarillo Hospice volunteers can provide respite care for caregivers, friendly visits, and practical assistance to patients and families such as running errands, simple meal preparation, etc. Opportunities for volunteers may include conducting “Life Story” interviews, providing pet and music therapy, and sitting at a dying patient’s bedside at St. John’s Hospitals in Oxnard and Camarillo.

For more information, please contact Sandi Biggs, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, at 389-6870 ext.453 or before September 2nd, as space is limited.

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