If you have a passion for caring for others and are looking for a way to make a difference in people’s lives, consider becoming a hospice volunteer. Compassionate Care Hospice gives patients who are facing a life-limiting illness the freedom to live ALL the days of their lives by offering comfort, dignity and quality of life. As a hospice volunteer and an important part of our hospice care team, you can help improve the quality of life for our patients, their families and their caregivers.
Activities with patients:
Knitting, scrapbooking and other craft projects
Providing support at time of death
Reading books, letters, emails
Veteran to veteran visits
Providing pet therapy
Providing respite for caregivers
Making spiritual prayer calls
Participating in memorial services
Making weekly "tuck-in calls"
Making bereavement phone calls or visits
Assisting with office duties
Providing help with bereavement mailings
Attending local community service and health fairs
Creating Chart-a-life posters
Professional Volunteers, using your talents:
Massage/Reiki/and other alternative therapies
Creating and delivering seasonal gifts
Sending birthday cards
** Due to covid-19 restrictions, some of the direct care with patients have been put on hold. And at all times with patients and in the Compassionate Care office, covid-19 policy and procedures are always followed. This includes washing hands, wearing masks, social distancing and daily self- assessment reporting. **
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Compassionate Care Hospice an Amedisys Co.
5417 Jackson Street, Suite B, Alexandria, LA 71303, US
We honor those we serve with compassionate home health, hospice, and personal care services that apply the highest quality clinical practices toward allowing our patients to maintain a sense of independence, quality of life and dignity.
Our Vision: We will lead the future of healthcare in the home- establishing ourselves as the premier choice for those requiring care and allowing our patients to age in place wherever they call home. Our Core Values: Service, Passion, Integrity, Respect, Innovation, Talent