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Christian Care Hospice

1000 Wiggins Parkway
Mesquite, Texas 75051



Category: Health Care Services
Contact: Dr. Joanne Pryor-Carter, LPC
Phone: 972-686-3753
Email: jpryorcarter@cccinc.net
College Proximity: Eastfield College
DART Availability: Yes
Vehicle Required: No
Special Requirements: An application must be completed including two reference forms, interview, T B test, drug screen at CareNow, and complete 4 hours of training. There is no charge for the TB test and drug screen.
Specific Opportunities: Patient Care: Companionship and Listening; write letters, reading to patients, spiritual support, music therapy, clerical support, special events planning, bereavement calls and visits, mowing lawns, help run errands.
Potential Projects This Year: We would like help with special projects, such as a Celebration of Life Picnic to honor our patients who have died the past year. We would need people to help with planning, sending invitations, calling families to remind them, decorating, setting up the day of the event, cooking hamburgers/hot dogs, and cleanup after the event. We have a park here on campus we could use. Our target months would probably be October 2018 or April 2019. We have a Grief Symposium planned for October 19, 2018.

Description: Christian Care Hospice has been serving the community since 2006. As part of a reputable, non-profit, faith based continuum of care, Christian Care Hospice is Medicare/Medicaid Certified and State Licensed, serving wherever you call home. We provide compassionate care with a team who is passionate about helping maintain comfort and dignity while managing the needs of patients.

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