The Veteran-to-Veteran Volunteer Program aims to pair recruited Veteran Volunteers with hospice patients who have been identified as Veterans. Once paired with hospice patients who also have military experience, Veteran Volunteers have the unique ability to relate and connect with Veteran patients and their families.
* If you are a Veteran wanting to volunteer some time, you could make visits to a Veteran on Hospice.
* Share your military histories
* Educate and assist patient in receiving Veteran benefits
* Assist Veteran in reminiscing /telling life stories
* Play cards, read, be a listening ear
* Attend and assist with Veteran Pinning Ceremonies
Volunteers are required to have a background check and complete training but the rewards will last a lifetime. Please call for further information:
Thema Health Services is dedicated to promoting the emotional well-being of our patients and all who come in contact with our agency. Because of this commitment, we strive to demonstrate our belief in the dignity and worth of each individual and respect your rights.
Thema Health Services uses an interdisciplinary team approach to include the Physician, Skilled Nurse, Social Worker, Home Health Aide, and Chaplain. We strive to maintain patient's wishes concerning their living circumstances. Care is provided in the patients home, caregivers home, group home, assisted living and/or skilled nursing facility.
CHC has 3 major levels of care available to the patient: Routine home care, respite care, and in-patient care as well as providing a coordination of ancillary services and bereavement support.
Hospice affirms life. CHC believes that appropriate individualized care should be provided with a caring attitude. We strive to help prepare the patient, family and caregivers a degree of mental preparedness prior to the patient's death. After the patients death, we follow-up with grieving family members to ensure that all are coping well.