Create a meaningful connection through Art! (Prairie Village)

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Ascend Hospice

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Create memories that last beyond a lifetime!

Are you an art student, professional artist, or an individual who is highly skilled in art and wanting to make a positive difference in someone's life? Become one of Ascend Hospice's Art volunteers! Hospice patients are nearing the end of their lives and often due to their medical conditions have no creative expression available to them. Help provide them with a creative outlet for expressing themselves.

The role of the art therapy volunteer is a special one where he/she will visit a patient to get to know them and will create a special work of art in-person for the patient and/or their family. This art piece will be something unique and personal for the patient and their families to treasure forever. The art piece could be whatever the patient wants...perhaps a sketch of their favorite animal, a drawing of a dream they once had, a watercolor of their favorite place, or an ink drawing of a special memory. Bring comfort and joy to the life of a hospice patient by sharing your artistic gift!

To learn how to become a volunteer at Ascend Hospice, please contact Josh at 816-654-3563 or by email at joshua.braman@ascendhealth.com

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About Ascend Hospice

Location:

4550 W. 109th St., Suite 210, Overland Park, KS 66211, 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 individuals ranging in age from teens to senior citizens.

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 New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Missouri, California and Virginia, the company currently provides care for approximately 850 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.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

7105 Mission RoadPrairie Village, KS 66208

(38.9993,-94.62917)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Just a few hours a month!
  • Background Check, Medical Paperwork, and Volunteer Training...all provided by Ascend Hospice.

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