Yale Undergraduates at Connecticut Hospice (YUCH) is an organization that provides the unique opportunity to work at a palliative care facility a short drive away from campus in Branford, CT. Volunteers provide a service that is crucial to the Hospice organization and uplifting to the patients. There are a variety of volunteer departments ranging from patient assistance to art therapy, which all immerse volunteers in the real patient care experience.
Our volunteers spend time helping out nurses at the CT Hospice with patient care. Some responsibilities include feeding and bathing patients and speaking with patients.