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ORGANIZATION: Ascend Hospice

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Come and be a part of our volunteer team with Ascend Hospice. Ascend Hospice is in need of volunteers to provide comfort and support to those in their community with terminal illness. Hospice training is provided by Ascend Hospice. Volunteers will visit patients to provide companionship, comforting presence and friendship.

For information on training and support services available, please contact our office at: 816-584-8111 and ask to speak with a Volunteer Coordinator.

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About Ascend Hospice

Location:

783 N. E. Anderson Lane, lee's Summit, MO 64064, US

Mission Statement

Ascend Hospice is dedicated to providing innovative, quality care, and wellness to our communities to help them live better lives. By being a hospice volunteer you can take great pride in knowing you've made a positive impact in someone's life and in your community. From our teen volunteer program to comforting families during the final hours. Ascend Hospice offers opportunities for individual's ranging in age from teens to senior citizens. Ascend Hospice is committed to providing best-in-class care with everyone we connect with.

Description

Ascend Hospice, formerly Care Alternatives, is committed to providing extremely exceptional care and services with integrity and compassion. Founded in 1995, Ascend Hospice is a nondenominational, multicultural hospice and palliative care provider built on the belief that hospice services should reflect the life we live - one lived fully and with dignity. With offices in Kansas and Missouri, the company currently provides care for patients in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, hospitals and private homes. Dedicated to a holistic approach, Ascend Hospice’s expert interdisciplinary teams provide state-of-the art hospice care, including pain control and symptom management through holistic and traditional therapies, as well as emotional support for patients and families

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Kansas City, MO 64158

(39.22932,-94.48513)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • TB Test and Physical exam (can be completed in training process)

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