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ORGANIZATION: Ascend Hospice

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Come and be a part of our volunteer team with Ascend Hospice. We are looking for caring volunteers to provide comfort and support to those in the community with terminal illness. Hospice training is provided by Ascend. Volunteer Opportunities Include:

- Companionship & Support Visits
- Alternative therapies (Reiki & Massage)
- Light touch therapy
- Music as a comfort measure
- Pet therapy and much more

For information regarding training and support services for our patients please contact our office: 785-766-9810 and ask to speak to a Volunteer Supervisor.

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About Ascend Hospice

Location:

4550 W. 109th St., Suite 210, Overland Park, KS 66211, US

Mission Statement

Ascend Hospice is dedicated to providing innovative, quality care and wellness to our communities to help them live better lives. By being a hospice volunteer, you can take great pride in knowing you’ve made a positive impact in someone’s life and in your community. From our teen volunteer program to comforting families during the final hours, Ascend Hospice offers opportunities for individuals ranging in age from teens to senior citizens.

Description

Ascend Hospice, formerly Care Alternatives, is committed to providing extremely exceptional care and services with integrity and compassion. Founded in 1995, Ascend Hospice is a nondenominational, multicultural hospice and palliative care provider built on the belief that hospice services should reflect the life we live - one lived fully and with dignity. With offices in New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Missouri, California and Virginia, the company currently provides care for approximately 850 patients in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, hospitals and private homes. Dedicated to a holistic approach, Ascend Hospice’s expert interdisciplinary teams provide state-of-the art hospice care, including pain control and symptom management through holistic and traditional therapies, as well as emotional support for patients and families.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

5020 Bob Billings PkwyTopeka, KS 66049

(38.95764,-95.31343)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Just a few hours a month!
  • Background check, Medical paperwork, and Volunteer Training...all provided by Ascend Hospice.

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