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ORGANIZATION: Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care

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Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care of Philadelphia is looking for veterans of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces for our Vet-to-Vet volunteer team. Our volunteers are an integral part of our care teams, bringing companionship, compassion, and their valuable time to our patients when they need it the most. With our Vet-to-Vet program, Crossroads Hospice matches veterans in our care with other veterans in the community. If you are interested in this opportunity, call or email Crossroads today! No one should feel alone in their time of need, especially not the brave individuals who have served our country.

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About Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care

Location:

523 Plymouth Road, Suite 225, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462, US

Mission Statement

Crossroads is committed to being at the forefront of the hospice care industry to continually shape the way palliative and hospice care are viewed and administered...so that everyone can expect more. When Crossroads began its hospice program in 1995, it was founded with two guiding principles: 1. You shouldn’t die in pain. 2. You shouldn’t die alone.

Description

Crossroads has created a unique staffing model that prioritizes time with the patient. Statistics show that Crossroads ranks among the nation’s leaders in daily visits, providing 16% more care than the national average for hospice providers. In the patient’s last seven days, our visits increase, providing two-and-a-half times more care than the national average. In fact, when we recognize the symptoms that a patient’s death is drawing near, we activate our Evenmore Care program, which allows us to keep a member of the Crossroads team bedside to support the patient and their family through this final transition. In addition to providing patients with physical, emotional and spiritual support, Crossroads offers unique programs like the Gift of a Day, Life Journals, and the Gift of Courage to enrich the patient’s final days by celebrating their memories and making new ones.

Volunteers are a valuable part of our team, both in the areas of direct and indirect patient care. It is our volunteer's kindness and compassion that help Crossroads deliver the level of care we believe all people deserve.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Health & Medicine, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

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WHERE

523 Plymouth RoadSuite 225Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

(40.11139,-75.29715)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Your time is a gift, whatever the time you have to give we are grateful.

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