Grief and Bereavement Volunteers
Grief or mourning is the adaptation to loss, especially the loss of a loved one. For the bereaved it is a priceless treasure to find someone who will "walk with them" through grief and who can accept all of the conflicting feelings without passing judgment.
About Heartland Hospice
2201 Ridgewood Road, Suite 180, Wyomissing, PA 19610, US
We believe that our mission is to enrich lives. That begins wit every life we encounter: our employees, our patients, and those who love and care for them, the communities in which we operate, our stakeholders and those who are yet to become our customers.
Hospice emphasizes quality of life and also stresses human values that go beyond the physical needs of the patient. The hospice focus is no longer on cure but rather on comfort.
Admission and treatment is delivered without discrimination of race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, contagious diseases or sexual orientation.
Heartland Hospice can help when the prognosis is down to months and is certified by a physician. Since hospice care is a covered benefit under Medicare and Medicaid and many private insurance plans, the staff will help the patient to determine what benefits they are qualified to receive.
Service and support to patient and family is round the clock (24 hours a day and 7 days a week). It is flexible regarding time, place, and any other matters concerning family and patient. Care is often in the patient's home and can be extended to skilled nursing centers, assisted living facilities and hospitals.
The hospice team consists of highly trained and caring health professionals and trained volunteers: