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Hospice Compassus Veteran Volunteers

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ORGANIZATION: Hospice Compassus

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Hospice Compassus is seeking active military personnel, veterans and interested civilians to provide companionship, and support to military veterans on our hospice service through our Vet-to Vet volunteer program. A veteran may have unique miliary needs at the end of life; needs that are influenced by how the patient entered the military, any combat experience, and finally the veteran's branch and rank.

Opportunities Include:

  • Participation in Veterasn Pinning Ceremonies
  • Providing Companionship, and Support to the Veteran Patients
  • Providing Support to Caregivers

The volunteer will receive patient care orienation, and additionally introduction to our Vet-to-Vet volunteer program. The training is free, and can be sceduled around the volunteer's availablity.

We provide support for our patients in the following counties: (Montgomery, Bucks, Philadelphia).

Please reach to our volunteer coordinator Kathleen OConnor (215 557 7300) who would be available to answer any questions, and explain the onboarding process to become a volunteer.

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About Hospice Compassus

Location:

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.

Description

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.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

601 West Office DriveSuite 125Fort Washington PA, PA 19034

(40.137,-75.1955)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • ongoing
  • Initial TB test which the cost is covered by our site

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