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Compassionate Care Hospice, an Amedisys Company

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At Asana Hospice, we are passionate about providing the highest quality of care for our patients and their families. It is our belief that end-of-life care is a privilege granted to us. To be allowed into our patients' lives at this most intimate of times is an honor and we are careful to be good stewards with this responsibility.

Quality Volunteers are crucial to our care team. Your compassion makes a difference in the lives of our patients and their caregivers! Your engagement is key for the provision of our holistic approach to hospice care.

As a Volunteer with us, you may engage in numerous ways:

  • Visit a patient for companionship
  • Provide respite for a caregiver, allowing them to run errands or go to appointments
  • Participate in our Bereavement Program by assisting with support groups and mailings
  • Licensed professionals can give time as massage therapists, hair stylists and estheticians etc.
  • Write a patient’s biography as a meaningful keepsake for the family
  • Music therapy soothes agitation and anxiety
  • Office assistance is an ongoing need to support our field team members
  • Many more opportunities are possible

Hospice Volunteer Training is provided. Background check, valid driver’s license, proof of auto insurance and negative TB test are necessary. If you have a heart for Hospice, please contact Lauren Penrose, Volunteer Coordinator: lauren.penrose@amedisys.com or office 610-521-5822.

You’ll have our and our patients’ endless gratitude...

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About Compassionate Care Hospice, an Amedisys Company

Location:

600 North Jackson Street, Suite 103, Media, PA 19063, US

Mission Statement

At Compassionate Care Hospice, we are passionate about providing the highest quality of care for our patients and their families. It is our belief that end-of-life care is a privilege granted to us. To be allowed into our patients' lives at this most intimate of times is an honor and we are careful to be good stewards with this responsibility. Quality Volunteers are crucial to our care team. Your compassion makes a difference in the lives of our patients and their caregivers! Your engagement is key for the provision of our holistic approach to hospice care.

Description

We focus on comfort and safety for our patients. This allows caregivers and families to relax and create meaningful moments and lasting memories with their loved one - with less anxiety and fear. Our hospice team comprises nurses, physicians, social workers, chaplains, home health aides and bereavement coordinators. It may also include other disciplines.

Veterans are important to us and we go out of our way to provide for our valued former service members. To date we have earned a Level Three (out of four) participation rank with the prestigious We Honor Veterans program, sponsored by the NHPCO.

Hospice Volunteer Training is provided. Background check, driver’s license and proof of auto insurance is necessary. If you have a heart for Hospice, please contact Dave Fournier, Volunteer Coordinator: dave.fournier@amedisys.com or office 610-323-0348.

You’ll have our and our patients’ endless gratitude...

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Delaware County, PennsylvaniaRidley Park, PA 19078

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Music Therapy
  • Storytelling

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We will work with your schedule! We do ask for a minimum commitment of two hours per month.
  • Hospice Volunteer Training is provided. Background check, valid driver’s license, proof of auto insurance and negative TB test is necessary. All training and testing is free of charge!

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