MSW Students for Hospice Program (Fort Washington, PA)

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ORGANIZATION: Hospice Compassus

MSW students will gain valuable experience while providing terminally ill patients, and their families with psychological, and social support the guidance of a Hospice Compassus MSW field instructor. The students will serve as members of the Hospice Compassus interdisciplinary patient care teams while assisting patients and families in accessing community resources, and governmental situations. The students also will help patients, and families identify grief issues, and provide bereavement services.

Hospice MSW student interns must be enrolled in a Master of Social Work program at an accredited college or university. The MSW student interns must attend new volunteer training before starting your internship.

The coverage areas Hospice Compassus provides support are Philadelphia, Bucks, and Montgomery Counties.

Please contact Kathleen OConnor (215 557 7300) our volunteers who will be able answer questions, and explain the onboarding process to become one of our MSW students.

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About Hospice Compassus


601 West Office Center Drive, Suite 125, Fort Washington, PA 19034, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to advance well-being and honor quality of life through meeting the needs of patients and families through our service areas. We will preserve the dignity of death for our patients and families so that no one will ever die in pain or alone. To provide for the physical, social and spiritual needs of our patients and their families. Our service area includes Montgomery, Bucks and Philadelphia counties within Pennsylvania.


Hospice care is a type of healthcare that aims to reduce suffering and promote comfort at the end of and promote comfort at the end of an individual's life. Pain and any other symptoms are managed around the clock, and the hospice team focuses greatly on spiritual and emotional health as well.

The foundation of hospice includes nursing care with an emphasis on managing symptoms, practical assistance, and emotional support. Caring for a loved one at home can be challenging. Our goal is to provide timely services to help your family make the most of your time together.


Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families


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601 West Office DriveSuite 125Fort Washington PA, PA 19034



  • Family Therapy
  • Elder care
  • Program Management
  • Research
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • ongoing
  • initial tuberculosis test which our program will cover the cost

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