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BEST Team


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WHAT IS THE BEST TEAM?
The Bedside Emotional Support team provides a loving, caring and peaceful atmosphere during the transition process of our patients or when additional companionship is needed. Specially trained volunteers sit at the patients bedside for up to four hour shifts as an additional service to the professional care team.
WHEN WILL THE TEAM BE SENT OUT?
Volunteers are requested by the Case Manager when the patient has about 24 hours or less to live and the patient or family gives permission The team can also be requested when additional presence and support is needed.
WHAT IS REQUIRED TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THE BEST TEAM?
Volunteers must complete the general volunteer application process and training in addition to an advanced 2 hour BEST training. Volunteers must be flexible and comfortable driving day or night to the patients location, however no medical background is required. Ideal applicants are compassionate, loving and caring and know that the patient comes first.