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Bon Secours Hospice (Hampton Roads)

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Bon Secours Health System Logo
Our Logo Developed from the fleur-de-lis (the iris), our logo recalls the beginnings of the Sister's ministry in France. It also portrays the cross reaching out to others. It reminds us that we are part of a rich tradition of ministry to the sick. It is worn with pride by the people of Bon Secours and serves to identify the Sisters and their co-workers, our buildings and our work.

Bon Secours Hospice is seeking crafters to use their crocheting talent to donate time to make lap blankets, prayer shawls, and bereavement prayer squares. The lap blankets and prayer shawls will be presented to each patient on admission to our hospice services and will remain with the family as a special memento of their loved one. Bereavement prayers squares to the family to keep in their pocket or purse as a way to connect with their spirituality while they journey through grief.

We also accept donations of yard, and supplies, but will provide these items if you provide the talent and time.

Every extra touch we provide to patients and their families shows that we honor their lives, we stand with them as a community, and we show love as Christ showed to us.

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About Bon Secours Hospice (Hampton Roads)

Location:

3636 High Street, Portsmouth, VA 23707, US

Mission Statement

Bon Secours Hampton Roads

Rooted in our Catholic Health Ministry, we will be known as the leading health care system in providing compassionate and innovative care for the whole person. Through our employees and in collaboration with our physicians and other partners, we will seek to improve the health of our community

Description

Bon Secours Hospice provides an individualized program of physical, emotional, spiritual, and practical care for people in the last phases of a life-limiting illness, with an emphasis on control of pain and other symptoms. The program is reflective of a spirit and idea of caring that emphasizes comfort and dignity for the dying, making it possible for them to remain independent for as long as possible, in familiar surroundings. Hospice care is centered on both the patient and family/caregiver. Hospice personnel respect and respond to the unique differences in family/caregiver, lifestyle, values, and wishes.

Utilizing an interdisciplinary group approach of physicians, nurses, social workers, therapists, homemakers, hospice aides, volunteers, spiritual counselors, bereavement counselors, and others, Bon Secours Hospice provides palliative care in the home, short-term inpatient services, mobilization and coordination of ancillary services, and bereavement support. Services will be equitably distributed to a medically and financially diversified group of patients in a cost-effective manner which ensures adherence to the goals of Bon Secours Hospice and the maintenance of the financial solvency of the organization.

Hospice affirms life.

Hospice exists to provide support and care for persons in the last phases of a life-limiting illness so that they may live as fully and comfortably as possible.

Hospice exists in the belief that through appropriate care and the promotion of a caring community, patients and family/caregivers will be free to attain a degree of mental preparation for death that is satisfying to them.

Faith-Based
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

7007 Harbourview Blvd St 114Suffolk, VA 23435

(36.89315,-76.43745)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Community Outreach
  • Crocheting
  • Knitting
  • Sewing

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 13

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