Long after a patient has passed their families still can struggle. Crossroads asks, "How will you give to the Grieving"
Helping families who have lost a loved one and are still grieving or are in need of additional support can be one of the most meaningful gifts a person can give another. At Crossroads Hospice we expect more, give more, and care more about the needs and dignity of our patients and families because we all experience death and dying.
Crossroads Hospice Volunteers team up with our Bereavement Department to help connect to former patient’s families ensuring that they have the emotional support and resources they need. Crossroads volunteers will receive training on how to be an empathetic listener, helpful reference in the field of grief, but most of all a shoulder to cry on. As a volunteer you will gain:
A basic understanding of Greif and how to manage it.
Improved skills in communicating, via phone.
Experiencing the emotions of those with significant loss and helping them find healing.
The feeling and knowledge that you are making a positive impact in the support you provide families.
If you live in the Summit county area, are seeking a volunteer opportunity with flexible hours, and can be the empathetic listener who will help fulfill the Crossroads Promise of expecting more, then contact Crossroads for training to become a valued Bereavement Volunteer at Crossroads providing support to families who have lost a love one and need your help.
3743 Boettler Oaks Drive, Suite E, Green, OH 44685, US
Crossroads is committed to being at the forefront of the hospice care industry, to continually shape the way palliative and hospice care are viewed and administered...so that everyone can expect more. The Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care brand promise: *Crossroads offers more to elevate the end-of-life experience in very unique ways. *Expect highly attentive, hands-on care. We are always there for you before, during and after the need for palliative and hospice care.
We ask our patients to "Expect More" from us with one-of-a-kind programs like:
Gift of a Day: Patients are asked, "If you had one day to live, what would you want it to look like?" Our staff, volunteers, and local businesses work together to bring these heart-warming "Gifts" to life.
Evenmore Care: We have lower-than-average patient-to-staff ratio that allow us to see patients virtually every day. More patient contact means we can identify an increased or sudden decline and initiate our Watch Program
Watch Program: Patients are closely monitored through multiple daily visits to better recognize when passing may be imminent, at which point we exhaust every effort to be by their side.
Veteran Program: Honoring patients who served in the military to protect our country. Staff and Volunteers are educated and trained in caring for veterans at the end-of-life.
Grief Recovery Program: A special 12 week program, led by our bereavement counselors, helps participants effectively cope with the pain caused by loss
Same day admissions, we do the work for you!
Staffed with our own employees 24/7
Attended deaths are consistently well above national average
DNR status not required to receive care
We'll work with your schedule.
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