Veterans to Veterans Hospice Volunteers
Heartland Hospice Services
Once paired with hospice patients who also have military experience, Veteran Volunteers have the unique ability to relate and connect with each patient thereby creating an environment where life review and healing may occur.
What is the importance of Veteran Volunteers?
Volunteers are essential to the delivery of quality hospice care.
Veterans are a part of a distinct culture with their own common language and experience.
When Veterans interact, their common language and experience can form a strong relational bond.
The camaraderie created between Veterans has proven to be supportive for all involved.
To be able to travel in there journey and let them know that you are there with them to the end.
What activities can Veteran Volunteers do?
Assist Veterans in reminiscing/telling life stories.
Educate and assist patients in receiving Veteran benefits.
Take part in pinning ceremonies or distribute certificates for Veterans Day and other recognition events.
Assist in replacing lost medals.
About Heartland Hospice Services
8130 Baymeadows Way West, Suite 201, Jacksonville, FL 32256, US
Dying with dignity is a human right. At Heartland Hospice we are dedicated to providing compassionate high quality hospice care. Our volunteers are highly valued and appreciated for the level of care and compassion they bring to our team. Whether working in the office, serenading a patient bedside, quilting a warm shawl for cold winter nights or just holding a frail hand, each volunteer brings their own skills to the table. We are thankful for you.
Heartland Hospice is Northeast Florida's alternative to meet the growing need for end-of-life care . Our program takes the comprehensive approach to providing quality care for those seeking hospice services including expert medical personnel, spiritual care and bereavement services.
Our volunteers are the cornerstone of our care. Their loving and generous contribution of time and compassion is what makes the difference in our patients' lives.
If you are one of my Volunteer Hospice Angels,