Palliative Care Companion

(Orchard Villa, Long-Term Care)

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Position ID: V-OSH0047 Last Modified: 27 Aug 2019 Last Full Update: 27 Aug 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactChaka Comrie, Coordinator, Volunteer Services, Orchard Villa Long Term Care; Phone: 905-831-2522 ext 3114; Fax: 905-420-6030; Email:
DutiesVisit with a resident to assist with comfort and quality of life * listen, provide encouragment and support * report behaviour or health changes to charge nurse * family support
More Info
ClientsThose with serious illness
Ages21 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Community Groups
Areas of InterestHospice Care
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Elder Care ; Listening Skills ; Patience
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Long Term (Minimum of 6 months) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours1 / Week
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationOrchard Villa, 1955 Valley Farm Rd, Oshawa
Number of PositionsPickering 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsPalliative Care certification * Vulnerable Sector police check * 2 step TB test * two references
Agency Details
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Organization NameOrchard Villa, Long-Term Care
Office PhoneOffice: 905-831-2522
Toll Free Phone1-866-471-9037
Address & Map
1955 Valley Farm Rd
Pickering, ON
Canada L1V 3R6
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