The Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) is designed to offer special services to older adults while hospitalized at Griffin Hospital.
HELP is an evidence-based quality improvement program whose purpose is to prevent older patients from experiencing a decline in both their physical and mental health during their hospital stay. HELP provides personalized care for seniors in an effort to maintain and support their optimal level of independence.
This volunteer opportunity is open to many individuals, including those who are employed or retired, students, homemakers, and teenagers. The minimum commitment is 4 hours per week for 6 months. Volunteers must be comfortable with patients, sensitive to their needs, and possess good interpersonal skills.