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Heartland Hospice

  • 9 people are interested

Heartland Hospice is seeking volunteers who enjoy craft projects. For this opportunity we are asking volunteers to make and donate stuffed Keepsake Memory Teddy Bears. The family provides an article of their loved clothing for the volunteer to create the pattern, sew and stuff the bears. We then deliver the bears to the family to keep as a loving, treasured memory of their loved one. If you are interested in this heartfelt, meaningful opportunity, please contact kathleen.kennedy@hcr-manorcare.com.

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About Heartland Hospice

Location:

1110 W Lake Cook Road, Suite 100, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, US

Mission Statement

Heartland Hospice provides specialized care that meets the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and loved ones facing the challenges of an advanced illness. The quality of life for those we serve is enhanced by encouraging personal choices, supporting meaningful experiences and preserving dignity. Every day, we enrich the lives of our patients and the people who love them by blending advanced medical care with a compassionate touch.

Description

Heartland offers hospice services wherever a patient calls home, whether the care is provided in a home setting, assisted living facility or skilled nursing center. We are committed to caring for the mind, body and spirit. Our specially trained staff helps manage pain and symptoms, thereby enabling patients to live their lives as fully as possible. In addition, our team members create a comforting environment and provide emotional support to families who need help coping with the loss of a loved one.

To serve as our guiding principles, we've created the Heartland Caring Promises: We promise to care for the mind, body and spirit. We promise to provide care that is comforting and compassionate. We promise to respect patient and family choices. We promise to unite with community partners in care. We promise to be accepting and supportive of patients wherever they are in life's journey.

The hospice volunteer offers support, companionship and assistance with non-medical tasks to help this special group of people. The hospice volunteer program ensures that patients spend their final days in dignity and comfort and provide the extra love and care our clients and their families need at this time in their life.

People with Disabilities
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1110 W Lake Cook Road Suite 130Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

(42.15402,-87.98087)
 

SKILLS

  • Family Therapy
  • Elder care
  • Sewing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • We are flexible with volunteer time as long as it meets goal date of project completion.

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