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Heartland Hospice - Blue Bell, PA

Heartland Hospice is looking for individuals to provide a supportive presence to patients and their families in their time of need. Vigil Volunteers are trained to provide companionship to hospice patients and their families during the patients final days and hours. Volunteers need to be comfortable with the dying process and be able to maintain a calm and peaceful environment. Volunteers may play quiet music, read or just hold a patients hand to provide support.

Hours and locations needed vary and are often short notice. Volunteers will be provided a full trainings prior to sitting vigil.

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About Heartland Hospice - Blue Bell, PA

Location:

460 Norristown Road, Suite 101, Blue Bell, PA 19422, US

Mission Statement

Dying with dignity is a human right. At Heartland Hospice we are dedicated to providing compassionate high quality hospice care. Our volunteers are highly valued and appreciated for the level of care and compassion they bring to our team. Whether working in the office, serenading a patient bedside, crocheting a lap blanket for cold winter nights, or just holding a frail hand, volunteers bring their own skills to the table. We are thankful for you.

Description

Heartland Hospice provides care to people who have a life-limiting illness of 6 months or less. Services include a team approach to care provided by Registered Nurses, Physicians, Chaplains, Social Workers, Certified Nursing Assistants, Volunteers and Bereavement Counselors. Services are provided in Skilled Nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and private residences in the greater Philadelphia area.

Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

460 Norrisotwn Road Suite 101Blue Bell, PA 19422

(40.13041,-75.26849)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Hours vary and are often short notice.Vigil may take place at a residential home or a long term care facility.
  • Full Background check will be completed.

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