Stockings for Hospice Patients
A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
4 people are interested
Capital Caring Health is a non- profit who provide specialized end of life care to about 1400 patients each day, including pediatrics, geriatrics and veterans. We provide this service throughout Virginia, DC and parts of Maryland to include 4 inpatient centers in addition to most of our patients who live in their residential homes. We have been proudly been helping the sickest of the sick for over 40 years.
STOCKINGS FOR HOSPICE PATIENTS
These stockings will bring the holiday spirit to a hospice patient. Please see the information below:
- Begin by getting a stocking (dollar stores are great places to get one)
- Fill the stocking with items that will bring comfort to a patient.(Ideas below, be creative too)
- Drop off the stocking to one of the locations (if you are in the Northern Virginia area) Collection bins are on the porch- please leave a note with your name and address so we can send you a thank you note.
- Mail the stocking to one of the addresses if you not in reach of a drop off location (please put in mail no later than Dec 10 and mail to one of the locations below)
Ideas to Fill Stockings:
Crossword Puzzle book
Short story book
Skid proof socks
Mini flash light
Word Game Books
Other fun ideas!
If you are local I can coordinate pick up of your stocking.
About Capital Caring
1801 McCormick Drive, Stuite 180, Largo, MD 20774, US
To Improve care for those facing life-limiting illness through direct support of patients and their families, public education and public advocacy.
We're looking for caring, compassionate individuals, who wish to share their time and talents with those who suffer from a life-limiting illness.
As a 501c non-profit organization that provides services to all patients regardless of age or ability to pay, we have formed strong working relationships with various long-term care facilities, nursing homes, recreation centers, assisted living facilities, schools, churches, and corporate businesses to provide expert, passionate care in the areas of Hospice Services, Palliative Care, and End of Life Counseling to both patients and their families that suffer from a life-limiting illness.
Our interdisciplinary teams members provide physical, emotional, and spiritual support through a family-centered approach so our patients and their loved ones can enjoy their remaining time together in the setting of their choosing - receiving the up-most quality of care and 24/7 support up until the last moments of life.
Our Capital Caring volunteers serve as integral members of our team, supporting our patients and their families in a variety of different ways as needed, ranging from Patient Care Opportunities that include tasks like traveling to patients’ homes/facilities to provide additional companionship and support to the patient and their family, Administrative opportunities that encompass tasks such as phone support, medical records assistance, mailings/packagings, and data entry, Special Events, Community Outreach, Speaker's Bureau, and Professional Services, among others.
If you truly want to help enhance the quality of living for our patients and their families as they cope with a serious illness, consider volunteering with Capital Caring.
Capital Caring volunteers are core members of our team. They are diverse, spring from all walks of life, and each person brings special skills that improve our ability to offer excellent care.