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Arts and Crafts for Hospice Patients

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ORGANIZATION: Heartland Hospice

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

The is an opportunity to use your crafting skills to help others ! ProMedica Hospice is seeking volunteers to work from home on crafts to help support our hospice patients, and families.

We are seeking help with the following projects:

  • Memory bears and pillows out of patients' clothing for family members
  • Crochet or knit lap blankets
  • Activity blankets/busy blankets (creative freedom sewing project)
  • Painting/ drawing landscapes/scenery, still life to brighten patients' rooms
  • Painting / drawing portraits to be given as gifts to family members as a way to remember their loved one
  • Photography-of patients, family members, to help offer connection

Any other creative gift you are willing to offer ! No matter your skill or level, your craft will be greatly appreciated and find a loving home with a patient on ProMedica's hospice services. If you have an idea for a craft not listed above, please respond to the posting and share your passion!

There is comprehensive training is offered and can be suited to meet your scheduling needs. The opportunity for patient support can make a huge difference to someone who would be otherwise alone.

Please contact our hospice volunteer coordinator Kathleen O'Connor for further information either by phone (610-266-0134) or email kathleen.oconnor@heartlandhospice.com

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About Heartland Hospice

Location:

951 Marcon Blvd, Suite 3, Allentown, PA 18109, US

Mission Statement

We believe hospice care can be something more !!! The most important time is the time you have together--with friends, with family, with loved ones. Many people think hospice is only about end-of-life care, but it’s so much more than that. We help people with life-limiting illnesses, along with their loved ones, make the most of every moment.

Description

We provide caring, compassionate end-of-life care to patients and their caregivers throughout the Lehigh Valley area. Patients reside in Skilled Nursing facilities, Assisted Living facilities, and personal residences. Our holistic care is provided by a professional team which includes our Medical Director, RN's, LPN's, CNA's, Social Workers, Bereavement Coordinator, Spiritual Care Coordinators, Volunteer Coordinator, and Volunteers.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Health & Medicine
Children & Youth, Community, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

951 Marcon BoulevardSuite 3Allentown, PA 18109

(40.64289,-75.44028)
 

SKILLS

  • Photography
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • time commitment is flexible
  • other requirements will be discussed with the potential volunteer depending upon the role they would like serve within our program

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