Become a friendly visitor with one of our hospice patients who may live at home, at an Assisted Living Facility, an apartment or in a Nursing Homes. in the Appleton area. Our volunteers add life to each day. You can visit with someone near your home or work weekly or twice a month, depending on your schedule. Visit ideas include:
Reading, writing letters, reminiscing.
Going for a walk with a patient or family member.
Playing or listening to music.
Sitting with a patient so caregivers can have some personal time.
Engage in art, music, or pet therapy.
Assisting with an activity in an extended care facility, ex. Bingo, a card game, a holiday party.
The mission of Compassus is to honor life and offer hope to individuals facing a life-limiting illness by supporting them with compassion, integrity and excellence.
The Hospice promise is to provide dignity to our patients and families. Hospice care is an aggressive approach to pain and symptom control as well as addressing the emotional and spirtual needs of the dying. Hospice neither hastens nor postpones death. Hospice Compassus seeks to enable patients to carry on an alert, pain-free life and manage other symptoms so their last days may be spent with dignity and quality of life.