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Assist by Capturing Meaningful Life Stories from Hospice Patients

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ORGANIZATION: Hospice Compassus

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

Hospice Compassus is looking to match talented volunteers with elders near the end of life who have a tale to tell. A life story volunteer capture a patient's meaninful moments and can develop a scrap book or other ideas to capture a biography featuring the patient recalling his or her life stories.

Hospice Compassus volunteer orienation is provided free of charge to help you learn many skills required to be and outstanding life story volunteer. A volunteer will also receive training in "life story/review" interview techniques, and to improve their techincal and creative skills.

Hospice Compassus is very flexible for sceduling training around the volunteer's scedule.

Hospice Compassus provides coverage for the following counties: Philadelphia, Bucks, and Montgomery.

Please contact our volunteer coordinator Kathleen OConnor (215-557-7300) for any additional questions, and how to onboard with our program.

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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

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

601 West Office DriveSuite 125Fort Washington PA, PA 19034

(40.137,-75.1955)
 

SKILLS

  • Reading / Writing
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Psychology
  • Veteran Care

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 our program will pay for the cost

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