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ORGANIZATION: Heartland Hospice (formerly ProMedica Hospice)

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Our Vet-to-Vet program strives to match a hospice patient who is a Veteran with a volunteer who is also a Veteran, or active military personnel. Offer your gifts of compassionate listening and grateful acknowledgement when it is needed most! Comprehensive training is offered and can be suited to meet the your scheduling needs. Only 2-4 hours per month can make a world of difference to someone who would be otherwise alone.

Heartland Hospice of Reading, PA is a Level 5 participant in the national We Honor Veterans program. Learn how you can join us to better support Veterans in our community, especially at End-of-Life.

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About Heartland Hospice (formerly ProMedica Hospice)

Location:

2201 Ridgewood Road, Suite 180, Wyomissing, PA 19610, US

Mission Statement

We believe that our mission is to enrich lives. That begins with 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.

Description

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 (formerly ProMedica) 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2201 Ridgewood RoadSuite #180Reading, PA 19610

(40.34599,-75.97451)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approx. 12 hours of training and then typically one or more hours per week of patient support.
  • 2 step TB test, background check, and drug screening

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