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ORGANIZATION: Compassionate Care Hospice an Amedisys Company

  • 41 people are interested


Compassionate Care Hospice provides comfort care for persons in the final stages of life. We are a community based organization committed to providing the highest quality of hospice care to patients and their families.

Volunteers play an important role in the hospice program. The support they provide to patients and their families helps enhance the patient's QUALITY OF LIFE and gives RELIEF to their caregivers.


Volunteers and their pets are needed to provide companionship and outreach to hospice patients. If you have a calm, gentle dog or cat that you think would be a great pet therapy animal, please think about outreaching to hospice patients.

Pet therapy volunteers make visits to nursing homes and homes to provide a little extra TLC to our patients and families.

We service all of New Castle County, Delaware.

Training is required for pet therapy and hospice visiting. If you are interested in learning more about our program and the training needed, p lease contact us via phone (302-993-9090) or email


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About Compassionate Care Hospice an Amedisys Company


111 Continental Dr., Suite 407, Newark, DE 19713, US

Mission Statement

To affirm life during its final stages by providing holistic compassionate care to patients and their families; by providing access to hospice care for underserved and difficult to serve populations; by wise and efficient use of available resources, and by educating the community.


Compassionate Care Hospice provides palliative support and comfort care for persons in the final stages of life.

Our care is about people helping people, and our team of hospice experts goes to great lengths to help our patients and their loved ones live each day to its fullest. Our approach is so much more than our experienced medical guidance. We foster genuine personal connections that offer emotional, psychological and spiritual support - taking an active role in the interests that bring joy.

For patients, we work specifically to help you achieve your personal goals and to bring joy, comfort, and fulfillment into every moment possible. Patients on our service may continue current treatments, especially those focused on improving quality of life.

This strong system of support also extends to our patients’ families, providing them resources and support throughout this journey.


Health & Medicine
Animals, Health & Medicine, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Newark, DE 19713



  • Animal Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • at least 1 hr a week

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