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ORGANIZATION: ProMedica Heartland Hospice Services of NWI

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 15 people are interested

Would you like to provide comfort to others? ProMedica Heartland Hospice in Schererville, IN is looking for volunteers to make and donate Fleece No-Sew Tie Blankets in the comfort of their own home. We then gift the blankets to our hospice patients. It's like giving them a warm virtual hug. There is no minimum, just one or as many as you are willing to make will be appreciated. The cost of the material and shipping is the responsibility of the volunteer for which we are very grateful. Please, contact tammy.johnson@hcr-manorcare.org if you are interested in this volunteer opportunity that will bring joy to others.

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About ProMedica Heartland Hospice Services of NWI

Location:

5265 Commerce Blvd, Suite A, Crown Point, IN 46307, US

Mission Statement

We, the employees of ProMedica Heartland Hospice, are dedicated to providing the highest quality in health care services. By ensuring that patients and residents live with the greatest dignity and comfort possible, we will establish HCR ManorCare as the preeminent care provider, committed to standards of performance which serve as the hallmark of the industry. This level of performance will require: • Employee commitment to excellence in health care. • Attractive, highly functional facilities. • Clear, appropriate and measurable performance targets. • A healthy working atmosphere based on sound, uniform policies; clear direction and lines of authority; a responsive management; and unsurpassed employee training.

Description

ProMedica Heartland Hospice provides care to patients wherever they call home: in the house they've lived in for years, a skilled nursing center, an assisted living facility or independent living facility.
Every patient is different, with different challenges, different needs, different family and friends. So the care we give each patient is different.

ProMedica Heartland volunteers offer support, companionship and practical, compassionate help. Some interact directly with patients and families. Others prefer to work behind the scenes in the office setting. As a volunteer, you help determine which tasks you’re best suited to perform. The tasks of volunteers include:

  • Helping with office support tasks at the agency
  • Running errands for patients and families
  • Staying with patients so family members can get a much-needed rest
  • Reading, or providing a comforting touch
  • Playing or singing soothing music to patients
  • Keeping vigil with patients in their final hours

These and other tasks are why hospice volunteers are such an essential part of the Heartland experience.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

5265 Commerce Boulevard Suite ACrown Point, IN 46307

(41.47366,-87.39925)
 

SKILLS

  • Crocheting
  • Knitting
  • Sewing

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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