Salute our Veterans by volunteering in our Veterans Hospice program
Compassionate Care Hospice an Amedisys Company
A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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THE GREATEST GIFT YOU CAN GIVE - YOURSELF!!
COMPASSIONATE CARE HOSPICE IS LOOKING FOR ORDINARY PEOPLE TO DO EXTRAORDINARY THINGS!
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.
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.
What activities can Veteran Volunteers do?
Assist Veterans in reminiscing/telling life stories.
Take part in pinning ceremonies or distribute certificates for Veterans Day and other recognition events; Play an instrument or sing during a pinning ceremony.
Assist in replacing lost medals.
HOW CAN YOU HELP OUR PATIENTS LIVING AT HOME OR IN A NURSING HOME:
Visiting patients and providing companionship
Respite for family members and caregivers
Music Therapy -Musicians and singers visit hospice patients in their homes or homelike setting to provide comfort through their music.
Pet Therapy - Pet Therapy teams visit patients/families and provide comfort measures through contact with the pet.
Background checks and training are a requirement of the program.
If you are interested or need more information, please contact us via phone (302-993-9090) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Thank you for your interest!
About Compassionate Care Hospice an Amedisys Company
405 E. Marsh Lane, Suite 4, Wilmington, DE 19804, US
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.