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Ascend Hospice

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Ascend Hospice is seeking military personnel, veterans and interested civilians to provide companionship and support to military veterans on our hospice service through our Veteran to Veteran Program. American Veterans may have unique needs at the end of life; needs that are influenced by how they entered their military experience, combat experience, when their experience took place, their branch and rank, POW status, and if they have symptoms of or a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder diagnosis. We are looking for any individuals who have a particular interest in helping this population.

Opportunities Include:

-Participate in Veterans Pinning Ceremonies

-Providing Companionship and Support to Veteran Patients

-Providing Support to Caregivers

-Become Pen Pals with a Veteran Patient

***Volunteers are required to follow CDC guidelines, Ascend Hospice policy and practices, and facility requirements for infection control. At this time, we require volunteers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to protect our vulnerable population of patients.

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About Ascend Hospice

Location:

108 Cowpath Road, Lansdale, PA 19446, US

Mission Statement

Ascend Hospice is committed to delivering comprehensive hospice services with integrity and compassion. We embrace a holistic and personalized approach, caring for the whole person: mind, body and spirit.

Description

Ascend Hospice is built on the foundation of integrity and respect for all. We strive to maintain meaningful relationships with our patients and their families, as well as the healthcare professionals who share our goals and ideas, our healthcare partners and their employees, and our employees and suppliers.

We believe our most significant relationships begin with the patients and their families. Personalized care, peace of mind and satisfaction guide every decision we make. It is the goal of Ascend Hospice to deliver palliative care to our patients, attending to their physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs and to serve as a source of strength and support for the family.

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

LansdaleLansdale, PA 19446

(40.2375,-75.2914)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per month for at least 1 year
  • COVID-19 Vaccination, TB test (blood test), physician's clearance

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