Ascend Hospice vigil volunteers offer gift of time and companionship to patients and families experiencing the final hours.
Vigil volunteers are valuable volunteers that can just be present with the patient, provide reassurance, or even hold a hand. These volunteers learn through experience the need for companionship either for the patient or the family or both during their final journey here on earth.
Our vigil volunteers provide the support and physical presence that patients and family’s needs. These volunteers can do that by Being a calm presence, Sitting together, Talking and listening, Shared silence, Healing touch through aromatherapy, playing inspirational music.
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783 N. E. Anderson Lane, lee's Summit, MO 64064, US
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.
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